ANN: New portdb
Anselm R. Garbe
arg at suckless.org
Tue Oct 17 15:19:39 UTC 2006
On Tue, Oct 17, 2006 at 05:00:37PM +0200, sip at varlock.com wrote:
> >> May be leave info from Pkgfile (descriprion, url)?
> > And version+release
> not at this time, sorry.
> The whole point of the new portdb was to provide something that:
> 1. is "enough" for exploring 3rd party repos: only list ports/repos
> 2. does not download random files from the net other that
> what's strictly needed for #1
> We recognize that the new portdb lacks the details provided by
> the previous version, yet it's all we can provide at the moment.
I fully support this decision.
"Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler."
Anselm R. Garbe ><>< http://suckless.org/~arg/ ><>< GPG key: 0D73F361
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