Subject: Re: Global pkgsrc update
To: NetBSD Users <>
From: uhel <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 07/23/2004 15:13:48

am Freitag, 23. Juli 2004 um 12:29 schrieben Sie:

> Matthias Scheler( said 2004.07.23 08:57:56 +0000:
>> In article <>,
>>       Brian Rose <> writes:
>> > Is there a global update that will update all my old packages, ...
>> Install the "pkg_chk" package (from "pkgsrc/pkgtools/pkg_chk") and
>> execute "pkg_chk -u" afterwards.

> This is not really the best option though. There are often times when I have
> executed this, but some package fails to build properly, but it recursively
> deleted a whole bunch, and then you're left with half the system, so exert
> caution.
> The better way to get a better system integrity guarantuee would be the
> prodecure described previously with the depgraph.

> Regards,
>         Wouter

Can anyone tell me why pkg_chk at first delets the old packages and then
try to build new? If i don't know if i can build a new package or not, i
wouldn't delete the old one....

Regards Uli

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