[PC-BSD Testing] To Dru Lavigne -- Include runports info in book

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Tue Sep 22 16:55:16 PDT 2009


Kris Moore wrote:
> On Tue, 22 Sep 2009, Matt Olander wrote:
>
>   
>> On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 4:05 PM, Dru Lavigne <drulavigne at sympatico.ca> wrote:
>>     
>>> Hi all,
>>>
>>> I definitely have a whole chapter planned just on ports.
>>>
>>> What sort of timeline is needed for the elegant solution? I have decent
>>> flexibility regarding the order I write the chapters, but would need to get
>>> to the ports chapter some time in November.
>>>       
>> No problem, I'm sure we'll know well before then and can try it out in
>> an alpha pretty quickly. If it works, it'll eliminate the need for
>> runports. It looked pretty promising and would end up fixing all the
>> problems people have been having installing ports :-)
>>
>> -matt
>>
>>
>>     
>
> I gotta stop going to these shows, keeping getting new and cool ideas to implement :)
>
> I was going to take today off, but I've been putting around on my laptop testing our
> new ports implementation ideas. Just run into a few small hiccups so far, but I think they
> can be worked out. I should be able to get it a firm thumbs up / down in the next few days, but
> its looking very promising right now.
>
> I'll give you guys more info on it in a few days, assuming it all works out. If it does, it should
> be really easy to roll a new alpha with the changes, so it could be ready for testing in a week or two.
>
> --
> Kris Moore
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>   
Kris, if you can fix the runports issues that  would be awesome! 
However, if said feature is not capable of brewing me coffee when I wake 
up then it isn't worth it. Even Windows 7 is rumoured to make a cup of 
java :)


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