A plea for plainer pkgsrc

A recent post on the tech-pkg@netbsd.org mailing list from Herb Peyerl describes one of pkgsrc’s biggest issues: upgrading. Much discussion ensued, with some solutions suggested, and others chiming in with similar experiences. It sounds like there’s pressure building to fix that part of pkgsrc, which I can only welcome.

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  1. Gergo Szakal says:

    I use pkg_rolling-replace and it generally gives good results, however that’s far, far away from ideal.