Subject: Re: pkgsrc dependency problem
To: Andrew Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 12/18/2003 17:44:58
In message <20031218174128.A17254@noc.untraceable.net>, Andrew Brown writes:
>>There are some tools I use to ease such updates. 'pkgdepgraph -D -O foo'
>>will tell you what you have to delete to delete foo. Using -R instead
>>of -D will generate a rebuild script. (Make sure you run that *before*
>>you actually do the deletions. Ask me how I learned this...) 'pkg_chk -u'
>just to check...if i understand you, by "run this" you mean the
>"pkgdepgraph -R" command, not the actual rebuild script, right?
Yes. Deleting the affected files before you figure out what to rebuild
doesn't work that well...
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.research.att.com/~smb