Subject: Re: make update == make broken
To: None <>
From: Geert Hendrickx <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/05/2005 12:10:59
On Tue, Jul 05, 2005 at 05:43:38AM -0400, Sean Davis wrote:
> show-needs-update is all well and good, but it doesn't do anything for
> you if you just type 'make update' expecting it to update the one
> package.

Then your expectation is wrong.  You should have read the documentation.  

> And the problem of backing up the packages if they're all going to be
> deleted prior to building so that they can be reinstalled if they don't
> build still needs to be addressed, for those of us who can't afford a
> seperate build machine.

pkgtools/pkg_comp makes a fine separate build machine, without extra costs.