Subject: Re: Support for marking packages as installed automatically as dependencies
To: None <tech-pkg@NetBSD.org>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/23/2005 19:09:35
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On Sun, Oct 23, 2005 at 06:21:40PM +0200, Thomas Klausner wrote:
> Attached are patches for pkg_install and bsd.pkg.mk that implement
> marking packages that are pulled in as dependencies as automatically
> installed, which was requested on this mailing list some time ago.
> It works with pkg_add, make install, and make bin-install.
> Comments before we commit this?
I've "always" wanted something like this when doing a machine upgrade,
or installing a new machine for a workgroup as "nearly identical" to an
old one. Ok, bookkeeping of what I _need_ on a machine would be helpful,
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