Subject: Re: pkgsrc/$pkg/work/.install_done considered harmful?
To: None <>
From: Aaron J. Grier <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/03/2003 16:24:34
On Sat, Mar 01, 2003 at 02:49:45AM -0600, Peter Seebach wrote:
> Has anyone ever had .install_done be *useful*?  In my experience, one of
> two situations applies:
> 1.  The package is already installed; the normal check for an
> already-installed package will catch it.
> 2.  For one reason or another, it's not installed; I want to run the install
> anyway.

make update seems to rely on it...

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