Subject: Re: pkg/32779 (pkgsrc "make update" removes packages inappropriately (IMHO!))
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Date: 02/09/2006 01:24:41
Synopsis: pkgsrc "make update" removes packages inappropriately (IMHO!)
State-Changed-When: Thu, 09 Feb 2006 01:24:40 +0000
this had been discussed ad infinitum.
you can't remove the package (or tree of depending packages) only when the build
is successful, because you need to link against libraries (and use headers) from
the real dependencies which will be installed, not those which might be present
in the system.
this can't be accomplished without using either a clean environment (e.g., using
pkg_comp or bulk-buil sandbox) or deleting the tree of dependencies as "make update"