Subject: Re: make update broken?
To: Brian A. Seklecki <>
From: Dave <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/16/2002 09:54:06
On Sat, 14 Dec 2002, Brian A. Seklecki wrote:

> On Fri, 13 Dec 2002 @ 9:06pm (+0100), Martin Husemann wrote:
> MH> What's wrong here?
> MH>
> MH> (I know how to work around it, but this isn't expected behaviour, right?)
> MH>
> MH> Martin
> MH>
> MH> [/usr/pkgsrc/www/apache] root@night-porter # make update
> MH> ===> Resuming update for apache-1.3.27nb3
> MH> ===> Installing for apache-1.3.27nb3
>'s always done that, at least in the near-recent past.
> Normally (spoken: when called from pkg_chk -vu), however it does a
> pkg_delete(8) with -r OR -R, which is where things get messy, especially if
> the process get's interrupted.
> I don't know about you but I prefer the manual intervention here.  Other
> packaging systems will try to automate everything for you and cause you
> heartburn, headaches, pain, and suffering.

IMHO, make update should build first, THEN delete to prevent troubles with
packages that won't build.

David Griffith