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Re: Basic replace support for DESTDIR

On Thu, Jan 17, 2008 at 02:06:54PM -0500, Johnny C. Lam wrote:
> Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
>> whoever cares enough about undo should finish the attached patch.
>> E.g. tarup the package before replace and run pkg_add -u with it for
>> undo. As Alistair objects the patch without that and I don't care enough
>> to waste more time on it, it won't get committed.
> FWIW, I think the whole "replace" code needs to be ripped out and 
> rewritten.  When I wrote the current "replace" module, I foolishly tried to 
> templatize the "replace" action so that different package tools could 
> override the steps as needed.  Clearly, it's much too complex as-is -- I 
> barely understand the code there anymore.

The destdir case with this patch is just pkg_add -u ${pkgname}.


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