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Re: Merge of pkg_install-renovation

On Tue, 4 Nov 2008, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
- no more runtime dependencies on ftp or pax, pkg_install is essentially

Have you verified installation of binary packages
 - from local storage
 - via ftp
 - via http

Yes. It has been used for that.


BTW, while there: have you tested httpd-URLS and http-URLs with basic authentication? This currently doesn't seem to work... (not crucial, but "would be nice").

- pkg_add no longer extracts to /var/tmp, in-place installation is the

How do you roll back if something goes wrong in pkg_add?

pkg_delete as before. It makes sure to write the pkgdb entry first and
will try to clean up as usual.


 - Hubert

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