Interactive tool for installing packages

Dan Nelson dnelson at
Wed Nov 10 16:04:02 UTC 2010

In the last episode (Nov 10), perryh at said:
> Marin Atanasov Nikolov <dnaeon at> wrote:
> > in order to install the program, you need to:
> >
> > # git clone git://
> ...
> > Surely, there's room for improvement, but that's a start.. :)
> Dunno about anyone else, but from my standpoint it would be a _big_
> improvement to provide a more recent snapshot than the 6-month-old
> pkg_add_it-1.2.tar.gz on so one doesn't have to install
> git, with its boatload of dependencies*, to see the recent improvements.
> * The amount of stuff downloaded by
>     cd /usr/ports/devel/git ; make fetch-recursive
>   is, shall we say, impressive.

I use the devel/hg-git port to pull all the git trees I need to access using

	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at

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