"Dirk H. Schulz" <dirk.schulz%kinzesberg.de@localhost> writes: > When I run a "make install" in pkgsrc/somewhere/something and there is > dependencies where an older version has already been installed, make > stops. > > Now I can fix this with "make install DEPENDS_TARGET=update". > > Why does it make sense to set the default for DEPENDS_TARGET to > "reinstall" which leads to the above behaviour? > > This is just for understanding pkgsrc better. 'make update' is dangerous, because it can stop half-way through. my practice is to bring everything up to date first with pkg_rolling-replace.
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