i keep *trying* to move from portupgrade to portmaster

Torfinn Ingolfsen tingox at gmail.com
Fri Aug 13 18:42:56 UTC 2010


On Fri, Aug 13, 2010 at 5:51 PM, Freddie Cash <fjwcash at gmail.com> wrote:

> However, as a user of portmaster, I would like to say that just
> because portupgrade (or portmanager, or port-tool-of-the-month) has a
> specific feature, doesn't mean it absolutely needs to be added to
> portmaster.


> Personally, I can say that in my many years of using port management
> tools (on firewalls, routers, servers, and desktops), I have never had
> a need for a feature like this.

IMHO, it goes both ways: just because you haven't needed a feature in
portupgrade (or other tool) doesn't mean that such a feature isn't useful
for other users.

Torfinn Ingolfsen

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