Utility for safe updating of ports in base system

Karel Miklav karel at lovetemple.net
Wed Apr 18 05:56:04 UTC 2007

Robert Backhaus wrote:
> On 4/18/07, Adam Stroud <adam.p.stroud at baesystems.com> wrote: The
> current consensus is that portmaster, which is a collection of sh 
> scripts, should be further developed and eventually committed to the
> base system.
> The developer of portmaster is one of those who does not really like
> that idea.

What are the reasons for having it in the base or not? Portmaster is
very easy and quick to install. Maybe there could be a fake portmaster
script in the base for installing or updating the real one, but this
is very close to bikeshedding.

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