Subject: Re: Updating only pacakages against a packages repository?
To: Steven M. Bellovin <>
From: Nuno Teixeira <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 03/29/2005 23:34:55

I have a closer look a manuals but I don't know how to relate lintpkgsrc
and pkgdepgraph together.

In my build system it easy to do a simple "lintpkgsrc -i" because it
compares installed packages with current pkgsrc tree. And then use
pkgdepgraph to do what I want.

On my clients I can't figure out how to compare installed packages with
a NFS mount /usr/home/packages/All from my build system.



On Tue, Mar 29, 2005 at 04:09:50PM -0500, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> In message <20050329204517.GB17945@nunotex.local>, Nuno Teixeira writes:
> >
> >Hello to all,
> >
> >It's a little bit strange to ask this because I know (I've learned) how
> >to build my own packages with pkgsrc and how to update pkgsrc and
> >packages created but I came to a doubt:
> >
> >My case: I use a fast PC to build all packages I need from scratch using
> >pkgsrc. I use old slow PCs as client to install only packages from NFS.
> >
> >My question is: How to update all packages that need to be updating with
> >pkg_add? I've read pkg_add and I've found "pkg_add -u" and "pkg_add -uu"
> >(to update dependencies as well) but I don't know how to get a list of
> >packages that need to be update, like "lintpkgsrc -i" against pkgsrc.
> >
> >Maybe use "*" wildcard in `pkg_add -uu "*"` ?
> >
> >It is possible to make check this against a NFS repository?
> >
> >Sorry for my *long" question. I don't know how to say this in shorter
> >way.
> Use lintpkgsrc and pkgdepgraph -- the latter has an option to make it 
> consult a repository instead of building from source.
> 		--Prof. Steven M. Bellovin,

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