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Re: Updating both Perl and Perl Modules from a binary repository
On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 03:33:41PM +0200, Edgar Fu? wrote:
> > What does "pkg_add -u perl p5-Foo p5-Bar" say?
> I don't remember exactly, but in essence "this doesn't work".
> I think, it was that it couldn't install perl-5.14 because p5-*
> depended on perl<5.14. And it couldn't update p5-Foo because that
> would imply updating perl from 5.12 to 5.14, whereas p5-Bar
> depended on perl<5.14.
> My impression was that pkg_add failed to realise that if if would
> do *all* the updates at once, the result would be consistent, but
> bailed out because there was no path of *gradually* performing the
> updates that would, in each step, keep the dependencies fulfilled.
That would be a bug.
David A. Holland
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