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Re: make replace

In article <> David wrote:
: On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 10:24:54AM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
:  > As we get better metadata about ABI versions and can describe "manifest
:  > data says ABI changed" and "manifest data says ABI didn't change" we can
:  > either split unsafe_depends into two or use _strict for "manifest data
:  > says ABI didn't change".  I am skeptical of our ability to have 100%
:  > accuracy on ABI changes, just from the sheer scale of things, so I would
:  > favor a third variable.

: So would I, I think.

  You do realize that those variables can have values, too?  They are
not just booleans.  So how about using unsafe_depends and setting it
to one of various values depending on the severity of the unsafeness?

:  > > A definitely-broken depends notation might be useful after doing
:  > > pkg_delete -f png with gimp installed, too.
:  > 
:  > Agreed; it would be nice if pkg_delete marked dependencies
:  > unsafe_depends on pkg_delete -f, and also if pkg_admin rebuild-tree did
:  > so when it doesn't find dependenices.

: Yeah, I'm surprised it doesn't already do that.

  Agreed, it should do that.


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