portupgrade questions

James oscartheduck at gmail.com
Tue Nov 6 07:02:37 PST 2007

On Nov 6, 2007 8:16 AM, Jonathan Chen <jonc at chen.org.nz> wrote:

> 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

I really should rephrase what I said, because you're both right and I knew
you were right.

*I* can't mix packages and ports, because *I* can't be bothered keeping
track of things.

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