packaging system

James Frazer jfrazer at
Thu Oct 30 13:50:27 PST 2003

Right, I think the packaging system should most definately do the job 
portupgrade currently does.

I don't think there's much sense in presenting two ways to do the same 
thing -- it will only double the chance of strange errors, whether they 
be human or machine.


> An apt-like system is something I'd like to see, but I want to stress
> that I want to see portupgrade go away. Although it serves a need, it's
> a need that needs to be serviced by the packaging system. And the
> packaging system should be able to do a better job than portupgrade does
> now.

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