Paul Richards <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> Will Andrews wrote:
> > On Wed, Feb 14, 2001 at 03:10:14PM +0000, Paul Richards wrote:
> > > The problem is that 'make install' in a port doesn't check dependencies
> > > properly, whereas pkg_install does.
> > Uh, actually, 'make install' does a better job.  pkg_install has no
> > clue about substitute dependencies.
> Ahh, that makes sense. That's what's happening then, 'make install' is
> succeeding because it's using substitute dependencies but pkg_install
> fails because the specific packages it expects to see are missing.

porteasy (/usr/ports/misc/porteasy) goes to great lengths to determine
the actual dependencies of a specific port. You might have better luck
trying to hack an update function into porteasy than using pkg_update.

Dag-Erling Smorgrav - [EMAIL PROTECTED]

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