portmanager/portmaster like application for packages?

Mel fbsd.questions at rachie.is-a-geek.net
Sun Mar 1 00:59:25 PST 2009

On Saturday 28 February 2009 23:06:10 Fbsd1 wrote:
> I am looking for software like portmanager/portmaster but works on the
> package system instead of the port system. Is there such am application
> available?

Not (yet). Without /usr/ports it's impossible to find out what software needs 
updating, or you'd have to download and trust the INDEX-7 on the FreeBSD 
package servers.


Problem with today's modular software: they start with the modules
    and never get to the software part.

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