Reducing the size of the ports tree (brainstorm v2)

Darren Pilgrim list_freebsd at bluerosetech.com
Fri Nov 7 07:58:42 UTC 2014


On 11/6/2014 8:35 PM, Freddie Cash wrote:
> I know there was talk about it in the recent past, but has the "export the
> svn revision of the ports tree used to build packages" feature been added
> to the repo metadata? That would eliminate a lot of the issues associated
> with mixing ports and packages, as one could use the same ports tree
> locally as was used to build official packages.

Seconded.  Please, PLEASE implement this.  It would mean that I could 
run poudrerie off the same ports tree as the public repo and overlay 
customized packages without worrying about dependency version conflicts.



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