[FreeBSD-Ports-Announce] Time to bid farewell to the old pkg_ tools

Daniel Nebdal dnebdal at gmail.com
Thu Feb 6 12:23:25 UTC 2014


On Thu, Feb 6, 2014 at 12:41 PM, Rick Miller <vmiller at hostileadmin.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 6, 2014 at 2:59 AM, Big Lebowski <spankthespam at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On Thu, Feb 6, 2014 at 7:45 AM, Matthew Seaman <
>> m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk> wrote:
>>
>> >
>> > I'd be interested to hear what features you think are missing.  We will
>> > implement anything (eventually...) that there is demand for and that is
>> > technically feasible, and that fits with the overall concept of what we
>> > think a packaging system should do.  There's a number of ideas in the
>> > github issue list already (usually tagged with 'longterm' or 'thinking')
>> > and we are happy for people to add to that, or to discuss ideas -- the
>> > freebsd-pkg@ list is a good place for that.
>> >
>>
>> The ability to install certain package version, instead of installing
>> simply the latest one. Please, please, pretty please! :)
>
>
> I echo this sentiment, but I would like to take it a step further and say
> "a certain version or greater".
>
>

I suspect he meant  "a certain version, and *not* newer" - sometimes
you might want to hold back a package.

-- 
Daniel Nebdal


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