Subject: Re: Updating from binary package?
To: Al B. Snell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <email@example.com>
Date: 06/02/2001 23:10:20
On Sat, 2 Jun 2001, Al B. Snell wrote:
> Is there a way of updating a package and all who depend on it, as is done
> by "make update" in pkgsrc, but using precompiled binary packages?
The pkgsrc make target "DEPENDS_TARGET=bin-install" will use precompiled
binaries if the exist (local or via ftp).
In May, H. Feyrer suggested a "bin-update" target. I don't think anyone
has done it yet.
> It'd be a nice way of saving some time. I'm sure it must be possible, I
> just can't find an option to pkg_add that does it :-)
Jeremy C. Reed