[GSoC][rev-upgrade] proposal

Felipe Tanus fotanus at gmail.com
Wed Mar 30 09:38:12 PDT 2011

On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 5:46 AM, Rainer Müller <raimue at macports.org> wrote:
> Yes, that really sounds straight-forward.
> Did you look at similar tools from Gentoo or FreeBSD already?
I used gentoo for a while. Never used FreeBSD. I didn't check the code
for this tools yet, but I'll do it today, and then I might report

> How would you handle build errors? Is everything lost then and it has to
> examine all libraries are again? Can that data be stored and reused?

I was thinking about pointing the error, then it was on users hand. Do
you think on a better approach? Maybe keep a snapshot from the
packages versions after each port installed, and use something like
"rev-upgrade --force" to find the last working set of packages?

Thank you for your answers.

> Rainer
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