Subject: Re: one package replacing files in another
To: Marc Horowitz <email@example.com>
From: Hubert Feyrer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/21/1999 22:42:18
On 20 Nov 1999, Marc Horowitz wrote:
> is there a "right way" to deal with a package which replaces files in a nother
Not really. There is '@options preserve' for the PLIST that will work for
binary package, but that's it. Nothing that the majority of people will
> in particular, I want to create a package for a newer Getopt::Long
> than the one which ships with perl. make install complains:
> pkg_create: Overwriting /usr/pkg/lib/perl5/Getopt/Long.pm - pkg perl-5.00404 bogus/conflicting?
> pkg_create: Overwriting /usr/pkg/lib/perl5/newgetopt.pl - pkg perl-5.00404 bogus/conflicting?
> p5-Getopt-Long-2.20 requires installed package perl-5.00404
Upgrade our perl? Install to site-lib (or whatever that's called in perl)
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