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Re: pkg_rolling-replace and removed or renamed packages
from Greg Troxel:
> This is awkward. I do something like
> make OLDNAME=gcalctook-gtk3 replace
> But I sometimes just pkg_delete (and sometimes pkg_delete -f) the former
> One thing that would be nice is if pkg_delete -f set unsafe_depends on
> everything that used to depend on the force-deleted package. This might
> actually work, but I think the unsafe_depends logic is presently in make
> replace rather than in pkg_add -U.
I didn't know about OLDNAME as a recognized variable, but it looks good, better
I'll try that when I next get into such a situation; am more active with
FreeBSD than NetBSD.
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