Subject: Re: is there still need for devel/bmake and devel/mk-files?
To: None <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/07/2003 17:55:35
On Sun, 8 Jun 2003, Julio Merino wrote:

> "Julien T. Letessier" <> wrote:

> > This brings up an issue: on non-NetBSD systems, having the boostrap tools
> > registered as packages possibly causes the system to shoot itself in the foot:
> > what about 'pkg_delete pax' on a machine that doesn't have eitheir 'tar' or
> > 'pax'?
> There is something in pkgsrc to specify that a given package cannot be
> uninstalled, iirc.  (Jeremy? I think you use it.)



 10.32 Packages which should not be deleted, once installed

This will be used by pkg_install once PKGTOOLS_REQD is increased.
(Hopefully, this is remembered.)

   Jeremy C. Reed