Subject: Re: lightweight groff package?
To: Sean Davis <email@example.com>
From: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/20/2003 08:30:03
On Wed, 20 Aug 2003, Sean Davis wrote:
: Not to mention the fact that pkg_chk will exit if one package fails to
: build, leaving everything in a half-installed (if one is lucky) state, to be
: recovered manually.
"make replace" is your friend. 8-)
It requires more intuition on the part of the builder, but so long as the
new version is ABI-compatible, it works rather well. I use this rather
extensively when upgrading packages in-place to avoid downtime.
-- Todd Vierling <email@example.com>