On Wed, Feb 14, 2001 at 03:10:14PM +0000, Paul Richards wrote:
> Leif Neland wrote:
> > > On Wed, Feb 07, 2001 at 08:23:35PM -0600, Michael C . Wu wrote:
> > > > On Thu, Feb 08, 2001 at 01:56:11AM +0100, Leif Neland scribbled:
> > > > | It seems pkg_update is only usable when installing from packages, not from
> > > > | ports.
> > > >
> > > > Because it is a package update system. If you want to update
> > > > from the ports, use 'pkg_version -c |sh'
> > >
> > > Never, ever, *ever* do this.
> > >
> > Just installing a new version of a port seems to work.
> I've actually run into some problems that are on my list of things to
> look at.
> The problem is that 'make install' in a port doesn't check dependencies
> properly, whereas pkg_install does.
Is this really true? There are even bsd.port.mk targets you can use to
obtain the list of dependencies.