Subject: Re: pkgsrc-current supported on 1.3.X?
To: Christoph Badura <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Simon J. Gerraty <email@example.com>
Date: 09/22/1999 13:56:23
> > > I believe I've always deinstalled the amanda pkg before recompiling it.
> > Oh? Isn't that rather dangerous? I mean if the new build fails,
> > you'd be unable to do backups until it was sorted out.
> It's completely safe because I only install binary packages on
> production machines, which means I can just reinstall the old version.
> That's why binary packages are a very important feature to me.
If you only have one machine of the given architecture you still have
a problem. You cannot build a new pkg until you uninstall your backup
> And, of course, you have to be really careful when you upgrade something
> as critical as your backup system.
Agreed. That's why I'm worried :-)