Subject: Re: Getting rid of pth ?
To: Rene Hexel <email@example.com>
From: Hisashi T Fujinaka <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/27/2003 13:04:29
Does this still work? I got errors and nothing reinstalled.
On Sat, 26 Jan 2003, Rene Hexel wrote:
> On Sun, 2003-01-26 at 08:48, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> > Right. I did a 'pkg_delete' pth, saw what was using it, and applied
> > the algorithm recursively.
> You can automate this somewhat by doing something like:
> cd /usr/pkgsrc/devel/pth
> make clean-update clean extract
> touch \
> make update
> (the "touch" command can be one line without the "\", of course).
> This tricks the pth package sources to think that pth has already been
> re-installed. The final "make update" then deinstalls and re-compiles
> everything without re-installing pth.
> > Of course, I then had to wait while Mozilla and much of Gnome (needed
> > by Gabber) recompiled. That takes a while...
> This won't change, of course. But this way you don't have to manually
> compile and install each package.
Hisashi T Fujinaka - email@example.com
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