Subject: Re: How to update pkg_install?
To: Hubert Feyrer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <email@example.com>
Date: 02/21/2005 08:06:36
On Sun, Feb 20, 2005 at 10:08:19PM +0000, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> Oh, and after discovering that the NetBSD "stable" branch is outdated, it
> would be nice if the pkg_install package could actually be installed,
> instead of just saying:
> ===> Installing for pkg_install-20050210
> ===> Becoming root@miyu to install pkg_install.
> /usr/bin/su Terminal type is vt220.
> ===> pkg_install-20050204 is already installed - perhaps an older
> *** If so, you may use either of:
> *** - "pkg_delete pkg_install-20050204" and "/usr/bin/make
> reinstall" to upgrade properly
> *** - "/usr/bin/make update" to rebuild the package and all of its
> *** - "/usr/bin/make replace" to replace only the package without
> *** dependencies, risking various problems.
> *** Error code 1
> Of course a "make deinstall" doesn't help.
> After someone else asked me the same question, I'm having this problem
> myself now: How is one supposed to update the pkg_install pkg?
> This is annoying...
> - Hubert
Look this :