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Re: fixing bugs in packages
On Fri, May 11, 2012 at 10:49:39AM -0400, Julio Merino wrote:
> > What I would like to see is targets for "build" and "install" that just
> > ignore the .*_done files, don't create any of them either, and do the
> > install straight to /usr/pkg, not touching anything in $PACKAGES nor
> > /var/db/pkg/*. Maybe with prominent warning, and/or only available if
> > PKG_DEVELOPER=yes.
> But then you break the checksums recorded in pkgdb, which will prevent
> you from cleanly uninstalling the package for example.
That (often) doesn't matter. If you're hacking on the package, you'll
eventually overwrite them again with a valid new copy.
David A. Holland
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