Subject: Re: Package Pain Prevention Procedure
To: None <>
From: Erik Osheim <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/08/2004 15:29:19
On Wed, Sep 08, 2004 at 06:04:50PM +0100, Gavan Fantom wrote:
> I mean that pkgchk.conf must contain all the packages you want pkg_chk to 
> install.


> pkg_chk -abk will install packages specified in pkgchk.conf, and will do 
> so from binary packages. If you do not list a package in pkgchk.conf (and 
> it's not pulled in as a dependency) it will not be installed. That is why 
> I mentioned pkgchk.conf being set up correctly.


> You don't run pkg_chk -r until you have successfully built all of the 
> binary packages with pkg_comp.

Thanks for explaining that in more detail.

Now off to the task of writing a shell script to automate it!

-- Erik