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Re: make update

David Holland <> writes:

> On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 12:39:15PM -0500, 
> wrote:
>  > 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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