Subject: Re: How to restart a "make update" safely ?
To: Florence HENRY <>
From: Rene Hexel <>
List: tech-pkg
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 
> the
> 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.

   Kind regards