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Re: make update and automatic install flag

I will give make replace a try, but pkgsrc.txt doesn't recomend it.
And on the other hand, why not update all dependant packages?


Datuma 20. travnja 2011. 14:09 Greg Troxel <> je 
>  I did make update of perl package an found  automatic install flag set to 
> manual
>  on all dependent packages, though most of them were not manually installed.
>  IMHO this flag is usefull if preserved intact during make update.
>  What is the reason of changing it?
> I think it's a bug to have changed it on 'make update', for the package
> itself, as well as the dependencies.  'make replace' doesn't change the
> flag.
> I would be in favor of a code change to preserve the automatic flag on
> make udpate - but I don't use make update at all because of prior bad
> experiences leaving the system in a missing-packages state.
> Now, I either use pkg_rolling-replace or do bulk builds and binary
> update from that.

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