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Re: make update
David Holland <dholland-pkgusers%netbsd.org@localhost> writes:
> On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 12:39:15PM -0500, neoluddite%hushmail.com@localhost
> > When I run make update on a package it causes other unrelated packages
> > to be rebuilt even though they are listed by lintpkgsrc as already up
> > to date. For example, updating glib2 caused firefox, gimp, and others
> > to be rebuilt. If this is normal behavior, is there a flag to turn it
> > off?
> Those packages are not unrelated; they depend on glib2.
> That's the way "make update" works. It is often not entirely
> desirable. To get more control, you can use "make replace".
...Which is often not entirely desirable either. :)
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