Subject: Re: Determening if a package is installed?
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Jan Danielsson <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 05/02/2007 05:28:11
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Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
>> 	cd /usr/pkgsrc/$x && make show-var VARNAME=3DPKGNAME
>> You may have to use a regular expression to strip off the version
>> suffix; for my scripts, I don't need to.
> PKGBASE will have it without the version.

   Ah, even better/simpler. Thanks!

   Cool, now I can automate my package updates in a very clean fashion.
Many thanks to you and Steven.

   Perhaps someone should document how to do this on a wiki. It really
is a time-saver.

Kind regards,
Jan Danielsson

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