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Re: up2date - something for NetBSD?
On Mon, 13 Apr 2009, Aleksey Cheusov wrote:
> > How about adding to 'pkg_info -X' output an information with which
> > version of python/php/apache the package was built.
> > In pkg_summary-utils I use the following notation:
> > ASSIGNMENTS=PYTHON_VERSION_REQD=23,PKG_APACHE=apache2
> > PKGNAME=ap2-py23-python-3.3.1
> > PKGPATH=www/ap2-python
> > ...
> > <other fields here>
> > ASSIGNMENTS variable allows to easily implement source-based upgrades
> > without hacks aroung package's name.
> If nobody objects, I'll try to make a patch for this feature.
Is the purpose of this for building a custom package that is not currently
installed based on some pkg_summary database that contains "custom"
packages (built not using defaults)?
If for upgrading from source something already installed, why not just use
pkg_info -B? I am probably misunderstanding ...
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