Compatability with FreeBSD Ports
joerg at britannica.bec.de
Mon Aug 15 12:04:30 PDT 2005
On Mon, Aug 15, 2005 at 10:59:35AM -0700, Chris Pressey wrote:
> - package install/deinstall can execute arbitrary commands
This issue exists for every packaging system out there, simply because
it is necessary for proper operation.
> - bsd.port.mk and friends are almost unreadable/unmaintainable
Well, anything comparable to bsd.port.mk or bsd.pkg.mk is a complicated
beast. I agree neither with the unreadable nor with the unmaintainable,
at least for pkgsrc.
> - no way to create a package without installing first (TTBOMK)
That's something which is being worked on.
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