Subject: Re: `make update' not without problems... :\
To: None <>
From: Peter I. Hansen <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 04/19/2006 22:28:27
Zbigniew Baniewski wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 19, 2006 at 11:04:23AM +0000, Martijn van Buul wrote:
>> Well, you probably didn't. You probably entered 'make update' in devel/glib2.
>> 'make update' in /rox wouldn't have done a lot; it would've deleted all
>> packages dependant on rox-filer [..]
> I'm pretty sure, that I stayed in [..]/rox sub-dir - but, of course, I
> cannot verify this now.
> It wasn't first time, when I was updating a single package from sources -
> and I hadn't such problem earlier.
>> [..]
>> See above; you have other conflicts besides the glib2 one. See lintpkgsrc -i
>> (to be found in pkgtools/pkglint) to find them out. pkgdepgraph can help you
>> find the best rebuild order.
>> See for an
>> example.
> Thanks - I'll try to dig a bit deeper.

Somewhere pkgmanager was mentioned:

This looks like an attempt of writing a tools that upgrades 
packages in a more sensible way. Maybe you want to try that out?