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Re: make install with upgrades of older dependencies

"Dirk H. Schulz" <> 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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