Subject: Re: making 'make replace' safer
To: None <>
From: Greg Troxel <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/16/2006 12:59:47
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Joerg Sonnenberger <> writes:

> On Sun, Jul 16, 2006 at 08:28:00AM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
>>   tsort the set of installed packages by dependencies
>>   find the set of packages that are out of date
>>   find the set of packages that have unsafe_depends set
>>   choose the first package from the union of those sets
>>   do make replace on the chosen package
>>   repeat
> How does that differ from what wip/pkgmanager already does?

I looked at pkgmanager, and discounted it because it depends on common
lisp.  I remember also thinking that it didn't do what I want, but now
I forget - I should look again.

        Greg Troxel <>

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