Subject: Re: NetBSD 2.0 packages + pkg_add bug
To: Zafer Aydogan <email@example.com>
From: Bruno Saverio Delbono <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/26/2004 19:30:00
Zafer Aydogan wrote:
> that packages is needed for KDE aswell.
> If packages are removed for security reasons, are they going to be
> replaced by updated packages ? And if yes, when ?
Actually there is an inherent logic bug within pkg_add then. It should
be able to recognize that this package does not exist and exit gracefully.
Overall, IMHO we need a complete overhaul of NetBSD packaging system.
There is a real lack of dependency checking, upgrading (which breaks
other packages way to easily) and management.