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Re: "make replace" when package is not already installed

On Sun, May 12, 2013 at 1:09 PM, Greg Troxel <> wrote:
>   kpathsea (not installed, but I need tex, and am in one of those
>   delete-all-tex-and-rebuild phases due to tex's
>   move-files-cause-CONFLICTs and look-sideways-hose-database personality
>   issues)

These sound like bugs :(.

> So I'd say this might as well be committed; it makes sense for make
> replace to fall back to just package-install if the package is not
> installed.
> Does anybody think it's important for "make replace" to fail when one
> tries to replace a package that isn't installed?

I am all for having this committed.


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