Subject: Re: Package make not determining correct dependancies/RRS text
To: Greg Earle <earle@isolar.DynDNS.ORG>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/05/1999 21:50:05
On Fri, 5 Nov 1999, Greg Earle wrote:

> The "make" noticed that there was a misc/kdeutils there, and proceeded to
> cd to ../../misc/kdeutils and try to do a "make" in there.
> But it never noticed or complained that the kdeutils in there was 1.1.1, not
> the 1.1.2 that the parent kde-1.1.2 needed.  It just started unbundling/etc.
> It seems like it was happy that the package was there, and didn't check to
> see if it was the right version before proceeding ...

	pkgsrc assumes you keep its entire tree in sync - if you want to
	update to the current pkgsrc you should update the entire tree.
	Its quite possible you'll also hit problems due to a newer
	package requiring updated pkgsrc/mk/*.mk files...