pkgng 1.0 release schedule, and HEAD switch to pkgng by default
dougb at FreeBSD.org
Tue Aug 21 18:17:48 UTC 2012
On 8/21/2012 6:46 AM, Baptiste Daroussin wrote:
> I would also like to just remove pkg_* tools from RELENG_10 if that fits the
Until pkg becomes mandatory (which can't happen for several years) the
pkg_* tools can't be removed altogether.
What _would_ be useful is what should have been done many years ago when
it was first suggested: Move the pkg_* tools to ports.
It's too late for 9.1 already, but if you made that change today in
HEAD, and after 9.1 (but before 8.4) you MFC it to stable/, then you
could theoretically make pkg mandatory after 9.1 EOLs.
To make my point more clear, the ports tree has to support the last
release to ship with pkg_* tools in the base throughout its lifetime. To
do anything else would be be a massive POLA violation.
I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do
something. And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what
I can do.
-- Edward Everett Hale, (1822 - 1909)
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