svn commit: r304411 - head

Bryan Drewery bdrewery at
Mon Sep 17 17:44:02 UTC 2012

On 9/17/2012 12:38 PM, Doug Barton wrote:
> On 09/17/2012 10:30, Chris Rees wrote:
>> On 17 September 2012 18:25, Doug Barton <dougb at> wrote:
>>> Is the pkg syntax actually backwards from both portupgrade and portmaster?
>> From man pkg-set:
>> -o [<oldorigin>:<neworigin>]
>> So yes :)
> Thanks to everyone who replied.
> My point was not, "Teach me the pkg syntax for the -o option." My point
> was, "It's stupid for pkg to use exactly the opposite syntax from the 2
> most popular ports management tools for the same option flag."

It's a bit too late to change it. There's no point in
discussing/debating it at this point (past 1.0). This is something that
could have been changed before the first official release.


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