Subject: Re: PROPOSAL: NetBSD System Packages (LONG)
To: Hubert Feyrer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Tim Rightnour <email@example.com>
Date: 09/30/1998 19:14:44
On 30-Sep-98 Hubert Feyrer spoke unto us all:
# Yup, you're right... maybe we could add an option to pkg_delete to go
# recursively down for all depending pkgs, and nuke them unless they're
# needed by something else (bottom up, probably).
For example.. If I smoke perl, I should be able to specify -R and blast
everything that depends on perl. I doubt you want to go in the other direction.
# Please note that there's nothing special about the pkgs in "meta-pkgs" -
# these are just normal pkgs that do have other packages as dependencies
# (which may in turn depend on others again ...). Maybe we should clarify
# what we're talking about first. .-)
meta-pkgs are good, assuming they work. I'm not convinced ours really do,
because they dont pkg_delete recursively.
Tim Rightnour - firstname.lastname@example.org
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