Subject: Re: Global pkgsrc update
To: None <>
From: Matthias Scheler <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 07/23/2004 16:04:02
In article <>,
	uhel <> writes:
> 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....

Because it can't in most cases build the new ones when the old ones are
still there. Imagine package "foobar-libs" and "foobar-programs" got
updated. You can't build "foobar-programs" before you've updated the
"foobar-libs" package. But to do that you need to delete the old version
of "foobar-libs" and "foobar-programs" first to be able to install

	Kind regards

Matthias Scheler