On Tue, Mar 18, 2014 at 01:57:51PM +1300, Andrew Thompson wrote: > On 18 March 2014 06:21, Baptiste Daroussin <b...@freebsd.org> wrote: > > > Hello, > > > > I'm really pleased to announce that the release process for the new major > > version of pkg(8) has started with this first alpha1 release. > > > > The main feature for this release is the complete rework of the solver. > > pkg(8) now features a real SAT solver and uses it for every operations > > requested > > by the user that may add, upgrade or remove packages. > > > > > I am sure this has been discussed before but does this release do anything > to help automating UPDATING or is this a planned feature? > > Taking the last entry which says to "pkg set -o > misc/p5-OSSP-uuid:misc/ossp-uuid-perl", just do it for me pkg! > The new solver takes care of this without the need of pkg set -o :) It would be now transparent for users. (all they might discover is that a conflict is detected then a new pass in the solver is needed and and the problems is solved properly by the removal of ossp-uuid-perl and installation of p5-OSSP-uuid.
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