Subject: Re: update pkgsrc package
To: Georges Heinesch <email@example.com>
From: David Brownlee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/18/2001 10:54:26
On 18 May 2001, Georges Heinesch wrote:
> Thanks very much for your explanantions.
> 1. Is there no tool which lists all dependencies of a package in order
> to get a clue how to optimize the order the update should happen?
You can run 'pkg_info -R <pkg>' - lintpkgsrc should probably
be upated to involve that.
> 2. I never made "make clean" or "make clean CLEANDEPENDS=YES"
> Should I always make one of these after a build?
I always set WRKOBJDIR to /var/obj/pkg, then just rm -rf
that as needed. I think we should have a better way to handle
that. Hmm - I thikn thats worth a new thread :)
> 3. When updating a new package, I guess the right thing would be to cd
> to the relevant directory and to say:
> "make clean" (or "make clean CLEANDEPENDS=YES" ?)
> "make fetch-list | sh"
> "make update"
> Is that correct?
That would be a good procedure.