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Re: How can I re-bootstrap pkgsrc?
On Mon, Jan 07, 2008 at 06:50:56AM -0800, John Nemeth wrote:
> On May 30, 9:57am, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> } On Mon, Jan 07, 2008 at 06:03:56AM -0800, John Nemeth wrote:
> } > On May 30, 8:27am, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> } > } On Sat, Jan 05, 2008 at 05:19:56AM -0800, John Nemeth wrote:
> } > } > Have you tried 'make update'? That generally works for
> } > }
> } > } You can't remove the mk file package when running make...
> } >
> } > So, I discovered earlier tonight. I'm just starting to play with
> } > pkgsrc on non-NetBSD systems. Anyways, it appears that the only
> } > solution at the moment is to rebootstrap. It would be nice if there
> } > were a cleaner mechanism for doing this.
> } Not automated. You can do something using DESTDIR and running pkg_add -u
> } manually, but you will use the precious flag at the very least.
> Would this trick be useful for updating pax as well?
Nope, because pax is still used internally by pkg_install. On the other
hand, if pkg_add stops using it, pax will be removed from the bootstrap
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