creating a meta port ports-mgmt/pkg_upgrade

Dominic Fandrey kamikaze at
Wed Dec 2 16:09:09 UTC 2009

Freddie Cash wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 1, 2009 at 5:59 AM, Dominic Fandrey <kamikaze at>wrote:
>> ...
>> Would such a thing be accepted? I feel sceptical, because it does
>> not even depend on several packages and the real solution in my
>> opinion would be if people searched the ports tree with
>> "make quicksearch cat=ports-mgmt" instead of browsing the file
>> system. But they don't and I know of no way making them do it.
> You could always split out the common code into a library port, and make
> that a dependency for the pkg_upgrade and bsdadminscripts ports.

Yes, I could. Do you think it makes sense to split a package that is
smaller than 100kB into several smaller packages?

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