Subject: Re: binary packages with vulnerabilities removed from ftp - a bad
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/31/2005 09:58:50
On Mon, 31 Jan 2005, Todd Vierling wrote:

> On Sun, 30 Jan 2005, Frederick Bruckman wrote:
>>> We should have a daily script that checks to see what packages are missing
>>> and complain to the pkgsrc developers list every day!
>> I believe this is possible, now that we have "@blddep".  The easiest
>> way to use it, would be to remove any packages whose "@blddep" required
>> packages are missing.
> Newer dependencies (if the @pkgdep is a dewey dependency) don't qualify as
> satisfying the existence requirement?

Formally, always, but practically, maybe not. That's the "open-ended 
dependencies" issue.