Subject: Re: making 'make replace' safer
To: NetBSD pkgsrc Discussion <>
From: Greg A. Woods <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/16/2006 12:20:53
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At Sun, 16 Jul 2006 08:28:00 -0400,
Greg Troxel wrote:
> This will result in an updated system with no broken dependencies.  It
> should be able to run in the background, stopping on build failure,

Sounds very cool.  Seems like it really will avoid all "ABI" issues!

(not sure it'll eliminate the need to build binary packages in a "safe"
environment and then use those to update production systems though, but
it might make it easier to do more kinds of work on the build machines)

> and rarely leaving the system in an unworking state.

What are the possible causes of such failures?

						Greg A. Woods

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