Subject: Re: Upgrading emulators/suse* packages with pkg_chk?
To: Geert Hendrickx <>
From: Hauke Fath <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/11/2006 17:09:55
Am 11.05.2006 um 16:17 Uhr +0200 schrieb Geert Hendrickx:
>On Thu, May 11, 2006 at 03:50:23PM +0200, Hauke Fath wrote:
>>  Sure, but it still involves walking the tree, and kicking off builds by
>>  hand.
>You don't.  If the packages depending on suse_* are still in your
>pkgchk.conf, pkg_chk will install them, and their dependencies (now
>suse10_*), even though those dependencies are not in pkgchk.conf.

Quite - if you use pkg_chk to rebuild from source. I'd have to 
rebuild a set of packages against suse100_* in the context of a bulk 
build, which I then use to update a machine's packages.

>  > Sure. OTOH, there is no pressing need to go with v10, but I wanted to
>>  make sure I didn't miss the obvious, easy way with pkg_chk. As it is,
>>  I might just wait till the next bulk build.
>The bulk builds will still use suse91_* (for now), since the default for
>SUSE_PREFER is 9.1.

I was talking about my own bulk build runs.


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