Subject: Re: Proper upgrade methods?
To: David Maxwell <email@example.com>
From: Brian A. Seklecki - Stargate Industries, LLC - NOC <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/13/2000 19:51:11
Often times I find myself pulling hair manually upgrading packages with the -f
switch/flag because of dependencies.
On Wed, 13 Sep 2000, David Maxwell wrote:
> Date: Wed, 13 Sep 2000 18:17:28 -0400
> From: David Maxwell <email@example.com>
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Proper upgrade methods?
> I'm sure there's a right way to do this, and I'm obviously not doing it...
> I update my pkgsrc tree via sup.
> I find a new package that I want to install.
> It requires a newer version of something that I already have installed (tcl/tk in
> the one I just hit)
> The install halts.
> What's the proper thing to do if I simply want to install this package, and
> have all required updates installed too?
> David Maxwell, email@example.comfirstname.lastname@example.org -->
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