[HEADS UP] Ports Infrastructure Changes

Jason Helfman jhelfman at e-e.com
Thu Mar 24 16:26:52 UTC 2011

On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 10:38:48AM -0500, Eitan Adler thus spake:
>> you can then build category based directories with symlinks to the main
>> location based on what categories
>My ports-mgmt/symports does something like this. It builds a full
>directory tree of symlinks for the "secondary" categories.
>> I'm sure that something like this has been mentioned before. But I don't see
>> what else is going to stop
>> the categorization issue popping up all of the time.
>If we alphabetized the ports then there would be constant conversation
>about how whether or not we should categorize them.
>Eitan Adler

When this change goes in, it may be a good idea to commit a documentation
change, as well, that cleans up and adds the new categories here:



Jason Helfman
System Administrator
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