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Re: Seriously confused about keeping packages current
OBATA Akio wrote:
> On Sat, 03 Oct 2009 06:48:02 +0900, Paul Newhouse
> <newhouse%rockhead.com@localhost> wrote:
> > NetBSD 5+, pkgsrc 2009Q2
> > I run "pkg_chk -Nq" which I thought would tell me what currently installed
> > packages have more current versions available. This probably what I don't
> > understand correctly? Because it tells me:
> > hal: hal-0.5.12
> > I currently have .11nb23 installed. If I go to "sysutls/hal" and make
> > I still have version .11nnb23 when that completes.
> "-N" option is for pkgsrc developers to check installed packages against
> i.e. notification for chance of update pkgsrc itself.
> You should use "-unq" instead of "-Nq".
> "Of course I love NetBSD":-)
> OBATA Akio / obache%NetBSD.org@localhost
I missed the implication of "TODO". But, -unq checks all packages NOT just
the ones that
I have installed. Guess it's time to write a script to filter out what isn't
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