Subject: Re: Knowing about renamed/deleted pkgs
To: Pavel Cahyna <>
From: Mark Linimon <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/13/2004 16:47:01
On Sat, 13 Nov 2004, Pavel Cahyna wrote:

> 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
> > hell.
> > 
> > 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)

Does NetBSD not have an equivalent to FreeBSD's /usr/ports/MOVED file?
(I just lurk here so I'm only asking.)