Subject: Re: upgrading packages?
To: Perry E. Metzger <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/09/1998 12:13:09
On 8 Jul 1998, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> Often, I want to *upgrade* a package -- from one version of lesstif to 
> the next, for example. Other than doing a -f in pkg_delete, which
> feels, er, messy, is there any *clean* way to tell the package system
> to let you install the new package?


> If not, I consider that to be a flaw in our current system.

Yes, a known fact. We're working on resolving this. Please stay tuned! :)

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>