Subject: Moving packages between categories breaks 'make update'
To: None <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/02/2001 10:48:32
	I just ran 'make update' on xpmroot and after reinstalling it
	tried to install 'x11/fvwm2'. In this case it was not a
	massive problem, but if the make update had been run on a package
	required by any others it could leave someone's system in a very
	unhappy state.

	At the very least many make update could check for the presence
	of each directory in .DDIR, and if not found fail with an error
	indicating the user could manually update .DDIR and restart the

		David/absolute		(Purple Interactive)