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Re: Pacman?

From: walt <wa1ter@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 16 Aug 2006 16:51:21 -0700

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Csaba Henk wrote:

> Have you tried, eg. pkgmanager (that said, it's in wip, not pkgtools?
> I just happened to try it tonight, but it doesn't seem to work out (on
> Linux, not Dfly). Anyway, it's not a reason to give it up... it looks
> fine...

I have settled on wip/pkgmanager as my primary pkgsrc management tool,
in spite of its shortcomings.  I've had many pleasant conversations by
email with its author, Peter Schuller, who is anxious to get some user

So I urge everyone to give wip/pkgmanager a try (but please read the
docs to avoid major pain!) and then give Peter some constructive

Caveat:  I've tried pkgmanager only on NetBSD/DragonFly so I can't
offer an opinion on any other OS.

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