Subject: Re: error handling
To: Alistair G. Crooks <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bill Sommerfeld <email@example.com>
Date: 07/26/1999 08:09:55
as a way of using tar to extract a new pkgsrc.tar.gz over an existing
Hmm. I thought it was mostly to catch people who weren't using "sup
-o" or its moral equivalent to update pkgsrc.
I think exiting on error in this case is more likely to keep things
reliable (and keep crud from building up in people's pkgsrc trees) in
the long run.