Subject: Re: build package of already installed packages fails
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <email@example.com>
Date: 10/22/2007 16:20:01
On Mon, 22 Oct 2007, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> As described in the pkgsrc guide (Appendix B.1 and B.2) i do:
> -->make install
> -->make update
Are you doing a "make clean" before attempting your packaging?
> Then if i do
> --> make package
> i always get the error
> " ... already installed - perhaps an older version?
> make stopped.
> Isn't it possible to build an package of an an already installed
> package or is there another way to do this?
If you do a "make clean" then it attempts to do the "install" step again.
The error you see is from the "install" step.
If you want to create a package from something installed also see the
Jeremy C. Reed