Subject: Re: new message digest support in pkgsrc
To: Frederick Bruckman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Alistair Crooks <email@example.com>
Date: 03/07/2001 15:34:56
On Wed, Mar 07, 2001 at 08:27:08AM -0600, Frederick Bruckman wrote:
> > On Tue, Mar 06, 2001 at 05:50:29PM -0500, Todd Vierling wrote:
> > > FYI, this chicken-and-egged pkgsrc, as evidenced by a recent post, where a
> > > system with old pkg_install and no digest can't update any tools (bsd.pkg.mk
> > > needs new pkg_install, pkg_install needs digest, digest via bsd.pkg.mk needs
> > > new pkg_install).
> > No, the bump of the pkg_install tools caused problems. It has nothing to do
> > with the introduction of digest.
> There _IS_ a problem now. Just "pkg_delete digest", revert your
> pkg_install to NetBSD-1.5's, and try to install either package.
I suggest you try with a version of bsd.pkg.mk >= 1.679, which
fixed the circular dependency.
My apologies - I had not tested it with the new pkg_install bump,
which went in after I added the digest package.