DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2006-01
Re: pkg_chk replacement?
On 2006-01-24, Marcin Jessa <lists@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Is there any better solution for automatic package upgrade than
> pkg_chk ?
> The main problem with it is it deinstalles all upgrade candidates
> before upgrading them.
Quote from homepage:
There is currently only one method (to my knowledge) of updating
packages in in pkgsrc - using make update (which is what pkg_chk -u does
aswell). Unfortunately, it will begin by removing all packages that
require the package being updated.
pkgmanager attempts to alleviate these problems by upgrading all
packages "in place" without needing to remove all packages that require
the package being upgraded.
(I know of it from