portmaster: print /usr/ports/UPDATING on update

Lars Engels lars.engels at 0x20.net
Wed Dec 29 12:00:43 UTC 2010

On Tue, Dec 28, 2010 at 10:59:04AM -0800, Doug Barton wrote:
> On 12/27/2010 23:07, Eygene Ryabinkin wrote:
> > I had shown the simple shell script that will parse the UPDATING and
> > present the entries for the given port if the fall into the "last N
> > days" category.  If you had missed it -- ping me, I'll show it to you
> > once again.
> Did you even read my post? I specifically stated that I had caught up 
> with the thread (which implies that I saw your script). I also said that 
> trying to write a parser for the UPDATING text file is a bad idea, and 
> not something I'm interested in pursuing. I was taking pains to avoid 
> having to specifically delineate all the reasons your suggestion is a 
> bad idea because I'd rather focus on moving in a more useful direction.

Picking a random mail from this thread...

Is anyone aware of pkg_updating(1)? It's in base for 2 years.
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