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 neat, but i wish it would be standard...
Author: Lx 
Date:   14-12-01 07:24

Why wasn't an effort made to merge these with the existing package tools? Portupgrade is nice, but I hesitate to use something nonstandard on a regular basis, especially when the existing tools are almost as good. I use pkg_version -c, which usually does just what I need. Besides the pkgdb, and the dependency fixing, it doesn't do that much more, and the advantage of pkgdb isn't much for me. So why not break down, write them in C, and submit some patches to the existing tools?

Not to say that they aren't handy tools, it just seems like there's a bit of duplication of effort with them. I do like being able to use abbreviated package names, so I'll probably keep it around for that reason :)

-lx

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Dan Langille 15-12-01 18:22 
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g2k 02-01-02 02:40 
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