portmaster-with-package-support release candidate available for testing

Doug Barton dougb at FreeBSD.org
Thu Dec 3 21:21:15 UTC 2009

Freddie Cash wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 2, 2009 at 8:31 AM, Doug Barton <dougb at freebsd.org> wrote:
>> Dima Panov wrote:
>>> Doug, haw about missed feature (portupgrade had this earlier)?
>>> If -r (recursive) flag present, after upgrade package repack all depended
>> on him.
>>> This feature very useful when packqage repository used to deploy packages
>> on another
>>> machines
>> I'll take a look at that for after the initial release. At this point
>> I'm pretty eager to get the package code out the door. :)
> Doesn't the -b option already do this (create package for all ports
> upgraded/installed)?
> Why would you need to rebuild the package for anything that depends on this
> package?

So that it records the proper (updated) dependency versions.



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