Status of portupgrade and portmaster?

abi abi at
Mon Oct 2 09:47:13 UTC 2017

02.10.2017 12:22, Thomas Mueller пишет:
> Downside of dialog4ports is burying options in a tree under /var/db/ports not intended for direct modification by user.

Direct modification assumes you edit it directly, I leave this job for 
> I had to delete /var/db/ports/* but keep empty /var/db/ports and put the options in
> /usr/local/etc/synth/LiveSystem-make.conf

And how you are going to support make.conf options ?
Let's say, if you need custom ffmpeg or nginx, how many lines you need 
to put in that file? Probably 2, but they will be long.
How are you going to be notified for new options ? nginx options changes 
fast and if they enabled by default, you *silently* receive them. Maybe 
changes will be incompatible with your custom build, like HTTPv2 without 
make.conf way is a long term failure. It's not Gentoo portage with meta 

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