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."
		--Albert Einstein.

Regards,
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