Subject: make package
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Marton Fabo <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/27/2002 15:47:07
Well, I feel more and more dumb asking so many questions here, it has to =
being ignorant. Anyway... Is it really the matter that if I want to creat=
binary package out of a pkg I have an older version of which installed, t=
I first need to delete it, and only then I can install/enpackage?
I had OpenSSH 3.3.x whatever version was in pkgsrc when the vulnerability=
announcement came out. Now I saw that the current version was 188.8.131.52, so=
thought to install it, and make a binary pkg out of it so that installing=
other old machines would be easier.
Well, make package just downloaded the source tarball, and did nothing el=
then issued a make update, which compiled and installed the newer version=
make package started compiling it again (???) and then complained about i=
already being installed on the system, and bailed out.
After this, I pkg_deleted openssh, and done a make package, which finally=
Is this really the only way of upgrading and binary-archiving also?