Subject: Re: User's guide to pkgviews (experimental!)
To: Juan RP <email@example.com>
From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/06/2004 08:30:20
On Tue, Jan 06, 2004 at 08:11:29AM +0100, Juan RP wrote:
> On Tue, 6 Jan 2004 06:50:39 +0000
> "Johnny C. Lam" <jlam@NetBSD.org> wrote:
> > I've attached a start of a user's guide to using pkgviews for those
> > users who wish to experiment with the new functionality in pkgsrc.
> > The following commands will install both pkgsrc/www/lynx and
> > pkgsrc/www/lynx-current onto the same system using pkgviews:
> > cd /usr/pkgsrc/www/lynx; make install
> > cd /usr/pkgsrc/www/lynx-current; make install PKGVIEWS=devel
> > The stable version of lynx (126.96.36.199nb2) is linked into the standard
> > view, while the -current version of lynx (188.8.131.52.7nb3) is linked into
> > the "devel" view.
> I have question about this.... in the example you are using different
> directory (views directory I think) to install lynx and lynx-current, but do we
> can to install them into the same directory? e.g:
> $ cd lynx; make install
> $ cd lynx-current; make install
In the same view, those will obviously conflict, just as in overwrite mode.
Actually, lynx-current will appear as an update of lynx, but you get the
Restricting yourself to one view is like current practice.