Subject: Re: "check-depends"
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/27/1999 08:33:31
On Thu, 27 May 1999, Hubert Feyrer wrote:

: > Note that "check-depends" can be skipped, to save time, by setting
: > NO_CHECK_DEPENDS in mk.conf or the commandline or environment.  Just make
: > sure all the dependencies of a pkg work before setting this.  :)
: Sounds good - can this be used to prevent updating of depending packages?
: (e.g. if i want to install a new gqmpeg but don't want to update my
: libgtk)?

No.  There's no way to do that AFAICT, though you could try "NO_DEPENDS" (a
switch that's been there a while) and see if that does what you want.

-- Todd Vierling (Personal; Bus.