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Re: pkg/42267: pkg_comp: quick exit if pkg is installed already (patch)
The following reply was made to PR pkg/42267; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: "Martin S. Weber" <Ephaeton%gmx.net@localhost>
Subject: Re: pkg/42267: pkg_comp: quick exit if pkg is installed already (patch)
Date: Thu, 5 Nov 2009 13:39:09 -0500
On Wed, Nov 04, 2009 at 10:35:02PM +0000, Robert Elz wrote:
> I'm not sure that this can really be regarded as a defect in pkg_comp
> or that it should be fixed there. What you're describing is exactly
> true of pkgsrc, if you change "pkg_comp build" into "make install"
> for the relevant package.
Well, then, let's fix the install target to silently succeed if the package
is installed already. It's quite ridiculous that it's failing in that case
anyways! Especially if the fix is that trivial.
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