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Date:      Sun, 10 Dec 2017 07:36:25 -0500
From:      Baho Utot <baho-utot@columbus.rr.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: New packaging approach
Message-ID:  <07f48e07-ce70-7a26-ea19-fd389375afb4@columbus.rr.com>
In-Reply-To: <alpine.BSF.2.00.1712100018070.47298@bucksport.safeport.com>
References:  <alpine.BSF.2.00.1712100018070.47298@bucksport.safeport.com>

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On 12/10/2017 12:33 AM, DTD wrote:
>
> On Sat, 9 Dec 2017, Polytropon wrote:
>
>> However, I am not sure how the new packaging approach will handle 
>> this. As you might have read, pkg will be used for installing and 
>> upgrading OS files in the future, so there will not be the big 
>> difference "freebsd-update" and "pkg update" / "pkg upgrade".
>
> Where can I read about this? If this leads to dependency issues 
> similar to those encountered with desktops, my reaction is more of 'oh 
> s--t' rather then 'oh boy'. Back to the days when the odd or even 
> versions numbers were for those of us (read me) who do not track 
> Stable for similar reasons.
>

The way the packaging of base is currently being done will*guarantee a 
great level of OH SHIT.
* <https://duckduckgo.com/?q=guarantee&t=palemoon>;



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