Subject: Re: Knowing about renamed/deleted pkgs
To: Martin Husemann <email@example.com>
From: Pavel Cahyna <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/13/2004 22:19:23
On Fri, 12 Nov 2004 08:23:03 +0000, Martin Husemann wrote:
> I do not follow pkgsrc very closely most of the time. So I regularily miss
> pkgs being moved/renamed. This makes updating a machine with pkg_chk a
> Could we have some central, machine readable, file in pkgsrc/doc where
> such events are recorded? Then we could teach pkg_chk how to deal/warn/abort
> when it finds one of the old pkgs installed or in pkgchk.conf.
Is this what you want? (From Debian GNU/Linux)
$ dpkg -p sgmltools-2 # equivalent of pkg_info
Depends: sgmltools-lite (>= 220.127.116.11.cvs0-3)
Description: Replaced by sgmltools-lite (dummy package for upgrade)
sgmltools-2 is now obsoleted and replaced by sgmltools-lite.
This is dummy package for automatic migration.