Subject: Re: digest
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List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/21/2001 09:10:36
> To recap, some of the problems that I see with the current implementation
> are:
>  * the handling of the digest pkg bypasses the normal dependency handling
>    at large, where it could be used. Simply depending on digest>=xxxxx
>    would be enough, yet the wheel was reinvented there.

I'd rather see digest (or cksum or whatever) handled more like the
pkg_install tools.  ie, if a minor change is made to digest, i'd like to
not see a complete rebuild of all pkgs in a bulk build get triggered.  i
already have been conditioned to flinch when libtool gets touched.