Subject: Re: pkg_admin rebuild destroys interdependency lists?
To: Segmentation Violation. Core dumped. <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/08/1999 18:41:21
On Mon, 8 Mar 1999, Segmentation Violation.  Core dumped. wrote:
> I do notice, however, that if, on the path to an upgrade, you de-install
> something on which other packages depend, the upgraded package no longer
> contains the "required-by" criteria.

You can't delete any package on which others depend. 
If you try to do so using the -f switch, this is what you deserve. :)
Until we have some sane upgrading solution, deleting and reinstalling
everything is the only option we support. Sorry.

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>