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Re: pkg_delete all dependant packages recursively

* On 2020-11-03 at 11:23 GMT, Mike Pumford wrote:

> I actually recreate the build sandbox for my binary package builds from
> scratch for every build. It takes a lot longer but guarantees no mismatches
> unless I happen to catch the pkgsrc tree in an inconsistent state (Which is
> rare). This means my build system spends 10 hours a week building packages
> for 9.1-STABLE-amd64 and 8.2-STABLE-amd64. However it is all automated so
> all I have to do is check that the builds workd and run pkgin to get the new
> packages.
> I'm mulling working out a way of pulling in unchanged packages from the
> previous build to speed things up but not spent any time on doing it yet ;)

I'd recommend just performing limited bulk builds, they do all this
for you.  If for whatever reason you want to force a rebuild of a
package and all its dependencies you just remove the package and start
a new build.

Jonathan Perkin  -  Joyent, Inc.  -

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