[ECFT] pkgng 0.1-alpha1: a replacement for pkg_install

Baptiste Daroussin bapt at freebsd.org
Thu Mar 31 15:02:09 UTC 2011

2011/3/31 Andriy Gapon <avg at freebsd.org>:
> on 29/03/2011 23:29 Baptiste Daroussin said the following:
>> ok let's try to say it simpler :) the main goal is to keep it simple
>> for now, simple and rock solid, so that we can replace pkg_install and
>> do some cleanup in the ports tree, add the "must have" features while
>> doing that. And only when we will be ready for that and that portmgr
>> have decided that it is mature enough to replace pkg_install, only
>> after that we will start improving with new features and new changes.
>> I thinks changing the package name scheme is not a "must have"
>> feature, it for sure is and intresting feature, but what about pushing
>> to after the first stable release? managing architecture as we plan to
>> do it is enough imho.
> Oh, yes, I realize all this and totally agree with it.
> Given how huge and how visible our ports and packages systems are, it's better to
> be slow and cautious.
> All the ideas that I suggested were more for the "next step" than for now.

And noted in my personnal TODO list :)

> Thank you for the work!
> --
> Andriy Gapon

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