Will 5.4 be an "Extended Life" release?

Matthias Buelow mkb at incubus.de
Mon Apr 18 13:01:22 PDT 2005

Dick Davies wrote:

>All the grief with 'x depends on y and z, z needs i' and all that rubbish go
>away with portupgrade in my experience - I tend to hook openldap into everything,
>and that gets upgraded fairly regularly. On netbsd it takes an afternoon to clean
>up the mess - portupgrade was a big reason for me to give freebsd another go, just
>because of how it simplifies package management...

You know about "make update" in NetBSD's pkgsrc?  pkg_add -u(u)
should do the same for binary packages.


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