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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 <gdt%ir.bbn.com@localhost> je
> I did make update of perl package an found automatic install flag set to
> 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
> 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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