Subject: Re: Apropos package upgrading.
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Johan Ihren <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/19/2001 20:59:34
Hubert Feyrer <> writes:

> On 18 Mar 2001, Johan Ihren wrote:
> > Therefore I suggest that the removal of the previous version is
> > deferred until after the build went well. This way you don't run the
> > risk of ending up with the old version removed and the new version in
> > pieces.
> Sorry, this is out of the scope of my original message.  I added the
> possibility to do binary pkg upgrading exactly for that reason that
> 'make update' is very prone to errors. If you have a set of binary
> pkgs ready, you can upgrade easily as everything is already build.

Sorry, I wasn't clear enough: yes I realise it's a different
thing. Only reason I brought it up there and then is because the
subject was upgrading of packages.