Subject: Re: make package but not if it's installed
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Andrew Brown <email@example.com>
Date: 04/03/2003 08:24:06
>> is there an analog to this that can be used to build/install/package a
>> package, or does nothing if the package is already installed?
>for finding out if building/installing/packaging already happened.
right. but i'm looking for something that short-circuits that.
>What would you want to have for installed/packaged packages?
>pkg_info -e should answer the first question, and ls the second :)
true, but pkgsrc doesn't currently use those mechanisms to abort the
build. it just merrily ploughs through and slams into a failed
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