Subject: Re: How to restart a "make update" safely ?
To: Florence HENRY <Florence.Henry@obspm.fr>
From: Rene Hexel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/27/2004 13:44:08
On 20/02/2004, at 2:19 AM, Florence HENRY wrote:
> Maybe the problem could be solved by updating the pkgsrc. If I update
> pkgsrc with sup, will I be able to restart my make update at the point
> where it failed ?
It should. It will fail, however, if there have been changes
to the structure (i.e. dependencies have changed) of the built
> Will the update erase the files containing the
> names of the removed packages ?
No, that should not happen. However, it's best if you
backup the .DDIR file from the "work" subdirectory of
the package you did a 'make update' for. This is the
file that contains the list of packages to rebuild.