Subject: Re: Package update disaster
To: Erik Osheim <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 10/08/2004 15:14:29
On Fri, 8 Oct 2004, Erik Osheim wrote:

> I think Karsten was implying that it should be possible to build
> something against dependencies which are downloaded and built but not
> installed (i.e. build a new version of ncurses, try to rebuild all the
> packages you have which depend on ncurses against the newly built
> version, and only install the new packages after the builds complete
> successfully).

It would need to be installed somewhere. We do support chrooted builds as
one way to do it.

 Jeremy C. Reed

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