Subject: Re: When DEPENDS can be upgraded in place
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greg A. Woods <email@example.com>
Date: 09/08/2000 11:55:27
[ On Friday, September 8, 2000 at 09:27:34 (-0400), Johnny C. Lam wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: When DEPENDS can be upgraded in place
> We could extend this to every time a package with a shared library
> gets updated, then all dependent packages need to be changed to depend
> on at least the updated package. This would solve the problems form
> binary package users
and indeed the result would be "correct".
> but would be a slight pain to package builders
> who need to constantly chase new versions of packages.
"slight pain"? I think not!
Even now anyone tracking pkgsrc, be it on a -current machine or not, has
to do a lot of painful reconstruction every time they sup/update/rsync.
Greg A. Woods
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