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Re: [Joerg Sonnenberger] CVS commit: pkgsrc/mk

2010/1/30 David Holland <>:
> On Sat, Jan 30, 2010 at 07:08:45PM +0100, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> Â> > > enough of a user community of pkg_rr that it seems unreasoable to 
> enable
> Â> > > this by default even for PKG_DEVELOPER until that's ok.
> Â> >
> Â> > I would also like to request that this change be reverted until make
> Â> > replace works correctly for the case when the version to be replaced is
> Â> > the same as the version currently installed.
> Â> >
> Â> > Currently it fails silently which is very bad for pkg_rr.
> Â>
> Â> For me it is balancing two different groups. Developers that prepare
> Â> updates etc and should bother to test destdir to not introduce
> Â> regressions. The second set are those doing pkg_rr or whatever. At the
> Â> moment I classify the former for importantly, especially because nothing
> Â> forces you to use USE_DESTDIR during pkg_rr runs.
> No, the users are more important. This breaks my world; please fix or
> revert.

Does forcing USE_DESTDIR=no during 'make replace' provide a viable
balance right now?

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