[Fwd: [HEADSUP][CFT] pkgng beta1 is out]

Mehmet Erol Sanliturk m.e.sanliturk at gmail.com
Tue Jan 31 11:06:34 UTC 2012

On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 5:59 AM, Baptiste Daroussin <bapt at freebsd.org>wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 11:52:05AM +0100, Michel Talon wrote:
> > >having a real sat solver for the dependency tree.  Currently we have a
> > >really simple and minimalistic solver which works well but if we can to
> go
> > >to an even finer package management we would need a real solver.
> >
> > Please may you expand on what you really mean here? I was under the
> impression
> > that the only problem was to provide a total order on ports compatible
> to the
> > partial order fixed by dependency, and this is very easy. There is for
> example one
> > routine to do that in portupgrade. Or do you have something more
> sophisticated in mind?
> >
> I mean something more sophisticated, the simple thing having things in the
> right
> order is hopefuly already done in pkgng :)
> I mean more something that is able to go further like resolving some
> conflicts
> by changing the ordering automatically, like offerting the ability to
> depends on
> provides e.g. depends on http_server instead of depending on
> apache/lighttpd/nginx/thehttpyouprefer or begin able to depends on
> feature. An
> even more.
> What we have now is really enough to be able to go into a full binary
> world (and
> it does really work nicely) but having a real complex sat solver, can help
> us go
> forward and imagine an even better package tool.
> regards,
> Bapt

sat solver :


Thank you very much .

Mehmet Erol Sanliturk

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