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Re: pkg/21095 (allow pkg_add to upgrade without pkg_delete first)
The following reply was made to PR pkg/21095; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: "Jeremy C. Reed" <reed%reedmedia.net@localhost>
Subject: Re: pkg/21095 (allow pkg_add to upgrade without pkg_delete first)
Date: Wed, 21 May 2008 17:28:25 -0500 (CDT)
On Wed, 21 May 2008, joerg%NetBSD.org@localhost wrote:
> State-Changed-From-To: open->feedback
> State-Changed-By: joerg%NetBSD.org@localhost
> State-Changed-When: Wed, 21 May 2008 21:47:32 +0000
> Does this change request still apply?
> I could do something like this relatively easy after the next
> run to refactor the pkg_delete code. I'm not convinced that
> the added complexity is really justified.
Let's keep this open a little longer.
The situation is I use pkg_add on systems where all software is from
pkgsrc binary packages and no pkgsrc building. In some cases in multi-user
usage, I don't want to pkg_delete and remove software on an update, but
prefer to overwrite.
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