On 10/8/13 11:17 AM, Freddie Cash wrote:
On Tue, Oct 8, 2013 at 7:09 AM, Alfred Perlstein <bri...@mu.org
On 10/7/13 9:49 PM, Julian Elischer wrote:
On 10/8/13 11:19 AM, Lyndon Nerenberg wrote:
On 2013-10-07, at 8:15 PM, Steve Kargl
Maybe there was no development for 15 years. However,
lines in ChangeLog after 2010-02-04 suggests that
be few bugs to worry about.
I think the fact is that most direct users of RCS use it in a
very simple way, and
it works just fine for that. with no real need for any
updates or any change.
With all due respect Julian, The more we discuss this more this
really points to the problem that FreeBSD appears to be a
challenge to install packages into such that a package moving out
of base is such a big deal.
Can we fix that instead?
I mean, this change should really not be a big deal, but yet it is
and this speaks to the core of FreeBSD utility.
So again, is there a way to make it so adding RCS after install is
not a big deal at all?
I haven't kept up-to-date with all the developments, but isn't this
part of the bsdinstall/pkgng plan? Once the pkgng repos are all
available and populated, then bsdinstall will be able to install
packages from there during the install. And, isn't that part of the
plan for the DVD installers, to include an "installer repo" for
IOW, theoretically, one could just download the 10.0 DVD, boot,
install the base, browse the repo on the DVD, select items to install,
install, reboot, and be finished. Without ever needing to touch an
Internet connection until after rebooting into FreeBSD, if it's even
needed at all.
Or was that one of the "pie-in-the-sky" ideas that hasn't materialised
Man, we used to be able to do that with sysinstall 10 years ago? Is
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