portmaster, portupgrade, etc

Steve Kargl sgk at troutmask.apl.washington.edu
Wed Oct 4 17:15:25 UTC 2017

On Wed, Oct 04, 2017 at 12:16:49PM -0400, Michael W. Lucas wrote:
> Poudriere really needs its own small book. Yes, you can do simple
> poudriere installs, but once you start covering it properly the docs
> quickly expand. My notes alone are longer than my af3e chapter
> limits. (I'll probably publish "FreeBSD Packaging Misery^WMastery" in
> 2018).

Please include a discussion on how to use poudriere on
a system with limited resouces (e.g., 10 GB of free
diskspace and less than 1 GB free memory).  I know
portmaster works well [1] within an environment with
only 4 GB free diskspace and 1 GB memory.

[1] portmaster worked well prior to portmgr's decision
to displace simple small tools in favor of a sledge


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