Subject: Re: Rebuilding all installed packages
To: Frederick Bruckman <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/03/2000 23:27:31
> That would be neat. I've used *_SPECIFIC_PKGS to update a whole bunch
> at a time (see the top level Makefile), but the list of
> category/package's had to be constructed by hand. I don't see an easy
> way to get the category where the package actually lives out of the
> package database, which you would need to construct the list automatically.

What I'm thinking about is a small perl script using "pkg_info -qf", "tsort" 
and "make update".

I'll try that...