Subject: Re: proof of concept pkg upgrading tool
To: Martijn van Buul <>
From: Geert Hendrickx <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/08/2005 08:47:47
On Thu, Sep 08, 2005 at 05:38:37AM +0000, Martijn van Buul wrote:
> It occurred to me that Geert Hendrickx wrote in gmane.os.netbsd.devel.packages:
> > It seems to work quite well.  I tried the program on a non-trivial pkg tree
> > (only to-be-updated packages are shown in the graph), and the resulting
> > script looks fine (correct build order).  
> >
> >
> Hm, I'm not too sure I agree on the 'correct build order' thing. Using your
> example, as I accidentally updated my own system just yesterday, using
> wip/pkgmanger:
> echo 'kdelibs 3.4.1 => 3.4.1nb2'
> cd /cvs/pkgsrc/x11/kdelibs3 && make replace || echo 'Failed at kdelibs-3.4.1!' 
> [..]
> echo 'pcre 5.0nb1 => 6.2'
> cd /cvs/pkgsrc/devel/pcre && make replace || echo 'Failed at pcre-5.0nb1!' 
> kdelibs depends on pcre, yet pcre is updated *after* kdelibs. 

Heh, you're right.  (btw I haven't ran the script yet.)

> One other nit: It doesn't clean up after the job.

That's easy to solve.  The essential thing is the ordering, and apparantly
it's not ok yet.