svn commit: r304411 - head

Alberto Villa avilla at
Mon Sep 17 17:55:20 UTC 2012

On Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 7:38 PM, Doug Barton <dougb at> wrote:
> 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."

"old:new" is more intuitive than "-o new old" from portmaster (I guess
portupgrade does the same). It's what people is accustomed to from
tools like `sed`, too.
Alberto Villa, FreeBSD committer <avilla at>

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