Packages and dports update frequency

Rod Person rodperson at
Sun Jun 25 08:07:33 PDT 2017

Ah. Thanks for the update. I wasn't aware of this Rust stuff. 

On Sun, 25 Jun 2017 08:42:44 -0500
John Marino <dragonflybsd at> wrote:

> Dports generation is frozen until Rust is fixed.
> I'm waiting for M. Neumann to update the port.  I was told that would 
> happen 2 weeks ago so I don't know what the hold-up is.
> Without a way to update rust easily, we'd have to drop firefox.
> Frankly, based on Mozilla's decision to make it a requirement for 
> firefox coupled with their idiotic decisions regarding the
> requirement of an exact fresh bootstrap *on every version*, I would
> be happen to drop all mozilla products myself.
> John
> P.S.  It's not just a one-time update.  The maintenance of Rust has
> to be sustainable and I'm not going to do it.  I already tried and
> quit in frustration.
> On 6/25/2017 07:39, Rod Person wrote:
> > I'm wondering if packages and dports have not been updated for
> > sometime or am I not doing something correctly.  Since openssl
> > broke stuff, I have been doing pkg update and make dports-upate
> > almost daily and both keep telling me that all repositories are up
> > to date. I have even changed my df-latest.conf to try the different
> > repos listed and it seems nothing is getting updated.
> >
> > I've only been using DragonFly for about 2 months or so and I'm not
> > sure of the update frequencies yet. I'm coming from FreeBSD so got
> > used to that constant updates.
> >  


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