[MacPorts] Migration modified

Joshua Root jmr at macports.org
Tue Apr 20 16:51:15 PDT 2010

On 2010-4-21 07:46 , Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> On Apr 20, 2010, at 16:24, MacPorts wrote:
>> +This is another possibility, which will list all the ports on one {{{sudo port install}}} command, rather than a separate command for each port.  In a perfect world (ha! ha! ha!), this port command might resolve the dependency tree and arrange the correct installation order, but don't hold your breath for that ;-)
> This might be getting a little chatty and conversational for what is supposed to be a short help document for users who have just encountered an unfortunate situation (the necessity of reinstalling all their ports).
> Also, how does this new method you've added compare to Joshua's restore_ports.tcl script already mentioned there?
> The more information that's put on that page, the more the user has to read to figure out what to do to resolve their problem. I worry we now have too much information on that page.

Agreed. I hate to shoot down your work, but this is much more
scary-looking than the restore_ports method and doesn't appear to work
as well. I just can't see that its presence on the page is going to help
the reader.

- Josh

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