Subject: Re: pkg/10835: Package upgrade procedure sucks
To: None <>
From: Brook Milligan <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/16/2000 12:12:09
   > something like this might not be bad anyway.  OpenBSD has implemented
   > something they call "fake" which when building a binary pkg, installs to a
   > fake dir (I haven't looked to see if its done via chroot).  Then the PLIST
   > is used to tar up the result.  They did it to avoid stuff being installed
   > that wasn't correctly listed in PLIST.  

   cool.  we should pick this up.

Especially because it might be a great way to help package developers
ensure that their PLISTs are right.  Couldn't the PLIST be generated
automatically in that sort of an environment with the appropriate