Subject: Re: make package
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Marton Fabo <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/27/2002 18:40:40
> > again, this thing of needing the older version to be manually removed
> > before a version upgrade isn't that intuitive either... It really should be
> > automatic.
>No, we do definitely NOT want to shoot you in the foot automatically.

Well, OK. Is that why you all so hate make update?...

> > Last time I turned out that computer its last task was to install openssh
> > 3.3.x. Now when it was turned back on, the only thing was to update pkgsrc,
> > and try to make package openssh. I don't really see how it could surprise
> > me, but anyway...
>You probably forgot the "make clean" in between. :)

Yes, I haven't done a make clean (haven't intended to). But as someone just 
pointed out, isn't it make's job of tracking if my object files are 
outdated or not?...