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Date:      Sun, 10 Dec 2017 00:33:07 -0500 (EST)
From:      DTD <doug@safeport.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Cc:        Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>
Subject:   New packaging approach
Message-ID:  <alpine.BSF.2.00.1712100018070.47298@bucksport.safeport.com>

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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.

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