Subject: Re: md5 checksums in pkg PLISTS
To: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Hubert Feyrer <email@example.com>
Date: 08/07/1998 08:37:34
On Thu, 6 Aug 1998, Todd Vierling wrote:
> : Do we need a sane way of dealing with config files? It seems like having the
> : pkg_delete operation fail is going to lead to trouble when trying to make an
> : automated upgrade process at some point..
> AFAIK, pkg_delete doesn't actually fail, it just prints the message, deletes
> everything but the changed files, and that's it. That's at least how it
> works for me with the pine pkg (for which I modify pine.conf).
The thing that will give people happyness & joy is when they install the
new package - AFAICT pkg_add doesn't check if a file is already there...
Hubert Feyrer <firstname.lastname@example.org>