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Re: revbumps [was Re: suggestion: Host fly-off between pkgin and nih and subsequent official integration]
On Tue, Apr 16, 2013 at 10:45 PM, John Marino <netbsd%marino.st@localhost>
> So you see that the scenario I've been talking about violates the premise.
> For example, In January I build a bunch of packages from the master branch.
> Six months later, in July, I pull the latest source on the master branch and
> try to "make install" some package. Now pkgsrc tries to rebuild a bunch of
> packages that are already installed and each one fails at "make install"
> because the package is already installed. It basically has no way of
> detecting the package is already installed and replacing it. It just fails,
> and about 20 more upstream will fail too. I either have to "make replace"
> each failure or use the "rolling replace" tool.
This matches what I have been doing, and I agree that it is a source
of major pain when using pkgsrc. Thanks for bringing it up.
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