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 --
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Have you tried contacting "Michael C. Shultz" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> in
regards to this matter?

Gerard Seibert

Never put off till tomorrow what you can avoid altogether.

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