Dislike the way port conflicts are handled now
wblock at wonkity.com
Sun Jan 17 16:59:31 UTC 2010
On Sun, 17 Jan 2010, Matthew Seaman wrote:
> Ion-Mihai Tetcu wrote:
>> I'd be very happy if I could:
>> - fetch the distfiles, even if I have a conflicting port installed
>> - be able to use portmaster -o to switch from one port to an other one
>> that conflicts with it.
>> - be able to at least compile a port (eg. for testing) without having
>> to de-install the current one.
>> I'm all in favor of restoring the old behavior with a switch available
>> to turn on the new one.
> Although a big fat warning message at fetch or build phase when operating on
> a port with conflicts wouldn't go amiss.
Agreed. A warning would give time to interrupt a big distfile fetch or
build without taking that option away by default, or encouraging
disabling conflict checks altogether.
-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA
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