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Re: pkg/21095 (allow pkg_add to upgrade without pkg_delete first)

The following reply was made to PR pkg/21095; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: "Jeremy C. Reed" <>
Subject: Re: pkg/21095 (allow pkg_add to upgrade without pkg_delete first)
Date: Wed, 21 May 2008 17:28:25 -0500 (CDT)

 On Wed, 21 May 2008, wrote:
 > State-Changed-From-To: open->feedback
 > State-Changed-By:
 > State-Changed-When: Wed, 21 May 2008 21:47:32 +0000
 > State-Changed-Why:
 > Does this change request still apply?
 > I could do something like this relatively easy after the next
 > run to refactor the pkg_delete code. I'm not convinced that 
 > the added complexity is really justified.
 Let's keep this open a little longer.
 The situation is I use pkg_add on systems where all software is from 
 pkgsrc binary packages and no pkgsrc building. In some cases in multi-user 
 usage, I don't want to pkg_delete and remove software on an update, but 
 prefer to overwrite.

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