Joel Hatton wrote: > Hi, > > I've lately been using portmanager on my build host, instead of > portupgrade, to rebuild ports and produce packages and I'm impressed. But > now I want more... > > It seems to me that one of the greatest benefits of portmanager is that > it is a compiled executable, and thus doesn't rely on Ruby. In our > environment, where ports are built on one machine and then installed from > packages on others, it would make a lot of sense if I didn't have to > install Ruby just so that I can run portupgrade. All I really want to do > is put the new packages on the machine and upgrade from those, using a > single binary that doesn't require extra support. But, brilliant though > it is, I can't do this with portmanager. > > Now, it occurs to me that I could just do something as simple as run > pkg_delete/pkg_add against the most recently available packages, but I'm > sure I'd risk breaking something on a critical host. Extending portmanager > to perform this function seems logical. > > > cheers, > -- Joel Hatton -- > Infrastructure Manager | Hotline: +61 7 3365 4417 > AusCERT - Australia's national CERT | Fax: +61 7 3365 7031 > The University of Queensland | WWW: www.auscert.org.au > Qld 4072 Australia | Email: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Have you tried contacting "Michael C. Shultz" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> in regards to this matter? -- Gerard Seibert [EMAIL PROTECTED] Never put off till tomorrow what you can avoid altogether. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"