Subject: Re: "make update" thought...
To: Mason Loring Bliss <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/16/1999 01:46:30
On Wed, 15 Sep 1999, Mason Loring Bliss wrote:
> Here's my thought. Would it not be nice to run pkg_delete *after* fetching
> the new package when doing a make update? This way if for some reason you
> are unable to download the new package, the build will break *before* wiping
> out the existing installation, which seems like a win.

What about any required packges (dependencies)?
You'll have to install them to build the new package, and for that you'll
have to remove the old dependencies first. Doesn't seem to buy much,

 - Hubert

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