Subject: Re: "make install" owerwrites files without asking
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/27/2005 15:55:26
On Mon, Jun 27, 2005 at 06:52:21AM -0700, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> It could be a little difficult to check this using pkgsrc, but possible.
> One way would be to create wrappers for all INSTALL_* scripts, cp, mv,
> tar, cpio, pax, and any other tools used to install files so they can
> check first.

This sounds pretty complicated. Is the PLIST generated later? If not we could
just check if anything in PLIST already exists.