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bin/40577: pkg_delete -R gnome taking a VAST AMOUNT of time
>Synopsis: pkg_delete -R gnome taking a VAST AMOUNT of time
>Arrival-Date: Sun Feb 08 17:20:00 +0000 2009
>Originator: Juan RP
So today I started the NetBSD VM and I wanted to update the gnome pkgs,
I have issued 'pkg_delete -R gnome' and now after 30 minutes, it's still
working on updating the +REQUIRED_BY files of all related packages.
The last line is:
"Building list of packages that 'gnome-188.8.131.52" required
I find it unacceptable having to wait 30 minutes (or even more!) in
a Core 2 duo, for only this task, which should be done in 5 minutes max!
pkg_delete -R gnome
or any other package with many direct/indirect dependencies.
I can suggest you the following:
1- Don't use pkg_delete -R.
2- Don't use pkg_install and pkgsrc.
3- Write another package manager that doesn't suck (as I'm doing).
4- Fix the bug 4 years later.
Am I being ironic? yes.
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