Subject: Re: make update
To: None <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/29/1999 03:07:11
On Sat, 28 Aug 1999, Rene Hexel wrote:
>   You are correct, of course.  However, I suggest that we alternatively
> allow 'reinstall' as well, for the following reason:  Once 'make clean'
> and 'make deinstall' have been executed, "${WRKDIR}" is lost, and so is
> the list of currently installed packages depending of the package you
> want to update.  This can be a hassle if the update process doesn't
> finish (e.g., because some of the newly introduced packages don't
> install cleanly yet, you hit ^C for some reason, etc.).

Would keeping the DLIST files in $WRKDIR instead be an option?

 - Hubert

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