ports vs packages
ait_mlist at rocc.ru
Tue Jan 10 11:30:24 UTC 2012
On 10-01-2012, Tue [10:16:06], Matthew Seaman wrote:
> On 10/01/2012 09:23, Dmitry Sarkisov wrote:
> > Would be nice to know if there any plans on switching to pkgng or any other pkg management
> > system in a future.
> pkgng is under active development with the stated aim of replacing the
> current packaging system. If you want to get involved, check out the
> #pkgng channel on irc.freenode.net
> It's still too early in the pkgng development cycle for a decision to
> have been made about if and when it becomes the new standard packaging
> system. Given it is such a major infrastructure change the switch over
> will have to be carefully managed and I'd expect there to be a lot of
> activity over on freebsd-ports@ while it is all in beta.
Thanks for the info, Matthew! It's really good to see some moving forward once in a while.
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