portmaster-with-package-support / pkg_add: illegal option -- -

Doug Barton dougb at FreeBSD.org
Thu Dec 31 03:56:02 UTC 2009

Miroslav Lachman wrote:
> It is not working - pkg_add on 6.3 has no option for "Install the
> package without fetching and installing dependencies". I mean, there is
> no long nor short option for this, so this portmaster's functionality
> cannot be easily ported to 6.3. That's why I suggest to disable packages
> support on FreeBSD =< 6.3 as it cannot work this way. 

Ok, the fix for this (and one other small bug) has been committed to
the port in version 2.16. Thanks again for bringing this to my
attention. :)



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