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Re: bin/40577: pkg_delete -R gnome taking a VAST AMOUNT of time
On Sun, Feb 08, 2009 at 05:20:00PM +0000, xtraeme%gmail.com@localhost wrote:
> 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-184.108.40.206" required
Is it working, or deadlocked/hung?
And, if you've switched to the latest pkgtools, did you do the
'pkg_admin rebuild' recommended by UPDATING?
> 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.
How about 5- Blame Joerg? :-)
David A. Holland
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