Subject: Re: digest
To: Hubert Feyrer <email@example.com>
From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/21/2001 09:47:58
On Wed, 21 Mar 2001, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> On Wed, 21 Mar 2001 email@example.com wrote:
> > 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.
> We can fix this in other ways than the current, too.
> BUILD_DEPENDS come to mind, or an even better solution would be to sync
> out BUILD_DEPENDS syntax with that of DEPENDS (for the first part).
but an updated BUILD_DEPENDS will also cause a pkg to want to be rebuilt.
I suppose one could make the argument that digest really is a
BUILD_DEPENDS and thus digest is updated you really do want to rebuild all
your pkgs, but we don't currently cause all pkgs to be rebuilt when
bsd.pkg.mk or pkg_install is touched.