Subject: Re: firefox 1.0.1 behaviour changed badly on current/i386
To: Steven M. Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jachym Holecek <email@example.com>
Date: 03/15/2005 20:52:51
> >> How do other folks deal with such issues?
> >Always check for important messages _after_ you've installed a package,
> >not during the install:
> >$ /usr/sbin/pkg_info -D firefox-gtk2
> That doesn't work very well for dependent packages installed
> automatically -- they've long-since scrolled by.
Using PKGSRC_MESSAGE_RECIPIENTS might help.
> High on my wishlists for pkgsrc: an automatically-generated log of
> things I installed at the top level, so I know what to rebuild, and a
> log of what gets built by any given invocation of make, for precisely
> the reason I give above.
That would be nice. For the first point, maybe it's enough to scan the
dependency tree for a list of "root" packages? (ie. those whose dependecies
generate all the tree)
-- Jachym Holecek