purely package-based/oriented solution
pav at FreeBSD.org
Wed Apr 23 13:39:21 UTC 2008
Andriy Gapon píše v st 23. 04. 2008 v 16:35 +0300:
> on 23/04/2008 01:37 Pav Lucistnik said the following:
> > Andriy Gapon píše v út 22. 04. 2008 v 22:41 +0300:
> >> Sorry if this is something obvious or a FAQ.
> >> Is there a tool for purely package-based management of third-party software?
> >> That is, something that meets the following criteria:
> >> 1. doesn't require ports tree
> >> 2. works similarly to package installation in FreeBSD installer
> >> 3. can properly handle upgrading packages (including dependencies)
> >> 4. can check remote package repositories and, based on timestamp or
> >> INDEX, can find new versions for installed packages
> >> 5. can verify that all dependencies would be met before downloading all
> >> packages in full (e.g. based on INDEX data or can download initial
> >> blocks of packages, so that package metadata could be extracted and
> >> examined).
> > portupgrade should be able to do 1-4, I don't know if 5 too.
> BTW, strange thing:
> $ portupgrade -a -PP
> ** Port marked as IGNORE: devel/linux_kdump:
> does not build with the default linux base, use the package instead
> What's this about? :-) I do say to use packages only.
Guess portupgrade still looks at the ports tree. What happens if you try
to rm -rf /usr/ports first?
Pav Lucistnik <pav at oook.cz>
<pav at FreeBSD.org>
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