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Re: already installed?

* On 2009-03-20 at 19:15 GMT, Aaron J. Grier wrote:

> - clean out obsolete packages in pkg_comp chroot with pkg_chk -r
> - generate list of obsolete packages on machine-to-update with pkgdepgraph
> - feed output of pkgdepgraph through some scripts to generate list of
>   new packages to install and possibly build
> - build out-of-date packages with pkg_comp
> some the out-of-date packages have already been re-built inside the
> chroot during previous iterations of this process.  I burn a ton of CPU
> performing unecessary recompilation only for it to bomb at the end of
> the process with "Installing for xxx-1.00 / xxx-1.00 is already
> installed" errors.
> I'm asking for assistance to avoid wasting my time.

If you use the bulk build framework as has been described a few times on
this list then this does not happen.

Jonathan Perkin                                     The NetBSD Project             

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