Subject: Re: installing a pkg on multiple machines?
To: Brian C. Grayson <>
From: Ruibiao Qiu <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/11/1998 16:00:45
On Fri, 11 Sep 1998, Brian C. Grayson wrote:

>On Fri, Sep 11, 1998 at 09:32:42AM +0100, Julian Coleman wrote:

>  pkg A through G use pkg H (aka Xaw3d :) version 1.3.  Now you
>  want to install pkg I, which also depends on H, but in the
>  ...

>  My quick hack has been, edit I's Makefile and change the
>dependence to be on H 1.3.  Nothing has broken -- yet.  :)

What I did is to ``pkg_delete -f I-1.3".  This seems to work for

>  There isn't currently any way to say ``any version from 1.3
>through 1.5'' or ``version 1.3 or later'' is there?  It'd be
>handy in this situation.

>  The pkg stuff is very cool!

Agree on both.



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