Subject: Re: Wildcard DEPENDS and CONFLICTS in pkgsrc
To: Thorsten Frueauf <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/27/1998 15:18:06
On Wed, 26 Aug 1998, Thorsten Frueauf wrote:
> What about the CONFLICTS case - how is an entry
> CONFLICTS= lesstif-0.8*
> translated to, e.g. what will the according @pkgcfl line look like?
> Is pkg_add doing the right thing and still look for all installed
> lesstif-0.8* packages and yell?

as pkg_add calls "pkg_install -e", this will work, yes.
But only for sh-patterns, no csh ones. 
That's what i'm talking about.

The _right_ solution would have been to teach pkg_info -e csh globbing. 

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>