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Re: Proposed fix for long-standing +CONTENTS bug

Jonathan Perkin <> writes:

> Rather than using make replace, can you try building binary packages
> and performing the upgrade with 'pkg_add -DU <pkgs>'?
> I've never used make replace, and it appears to be performing its own
> +REQUIRED_BY handling rather than deferring to pkg_install, it's
> likely that's where this is coming from.

A fair request to investigate, but I remember adding -U to pkg_add
specifically to support make replace.

make replace does look for depending packages to they can be marked
unsafe_depends, but that really should be done by pkg_add too.

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