portupgrade questions

Jonathan Chen jonc at chen.org.nz
Tue Nov 6 00:16:44 PST 2007

On Tue, Nov 06, 2007 at 12:18:01AM +0000, James wrote:

> So you don't need to uninstall pkgs before starting to use ports, but you
> can't go back once you've started using them.

That's not true. Packages are just precompiled ports, and you can mix
and match if you know what you're doing. If you keep to one particular
update interface that can support using packages, eg: portupgrade, you
should be fine.
Jonathan Chen <jonc at chen.org.nz>
"The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people
 worry than work."                                     - Robert Frost

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