Subject: Re: Ignoring sub-sub-sub version bumps?
To: Greg Troxel <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/16/2006 09:49:37
On 8/16/06, Greg Troxel <> wrote:
> Install pkgtools/pkg_tarup first; make replace should depend on
> that, but it doesn't.
> What happens if you start with no stale work dirs, find a package
> that's slightly out of date, cd to /usr/pkgsrc/foo/bar and so
> sudo make replace package clean

You don't need or want "sudo" ahead of time; there is a
su/sudo-in-place inside  In particular, I highly recommend
against ever doing "sudo make ..." in pkgsrc for any reason (except
the glaring exception of python, which requires "sudo make clean" due
to a completely bogus install process).

-- Todd Vierling <> <> <>