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

Matthias Apitz guru at unixarea.de
Thu Feb 6 14:49:28 UTC 2014

El día Thursday, February 06, 2014 a las 02:36:30PM +0100, Christopher J. Ruwe escribió:

> On Wed, 5 Feb 2014 23:26:18 -0800
> Kevin Oberman <rkoberman at gmail.com> wrote:
> > If you use poudriere, you can roll your own packages with custom
> > options and maintain things pretty reasonably, but for a single
> > system (or two), this is a bit of overkill. As things stand, this is
> > a real pain to use customized ports and packages from the standard
> > FreeBSD distributions. I'm waiting with great excitement for this to
> > appear, though I have no idea if it is near or far.
> I really don't think so. Even with a single machine, poudriere
> literally saved my a.. pretty bottom several times breaking on
> implicit dependencies which would have popped up ages later with nasty
> and difficult to trace problems/errors.
> I think anybody who compiles from ports should _really_ use
> poudriere. I even think it should be strongly suggested in the
> handbook. (I'd be willing to write that up for that matter.)

Please point me to the existing documentation. I don't see the string
"poudriere" in our handbook. 



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