Subject: Re: self bootstrapping packages?
To: None <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/15/2007 23:32:17
On Mon, Nov 12, 2007 at 08:07:32PM -0800, Jon Buller wrote:
> So my question is: Is this just a simple matter of adding a pre-install 
> target that deletes the previous package version (used to build the current 
> one), or is something more subtle required?

Even simpler. Make sure that the package is DESTDIR safe. Just build the
new package, deinstall the old one and install the new one.