NetBSD Problem Report #34836
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Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2006 15:57:56 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: undo-replace is nonfunctional when new PKGNAME != old PKGNAME
>Synopsis: undo-replace is nonfunctional when new PKGNAME != old PKGNAME
>Arrival-Date: Mon Oct 16 21:00:00 +0000 2006
>Last-Modified: Sun Mar 21 16:10:21 +0000 2010
>Originator: Todd Vierling
>Release: NetBSD 2.1.0_STABLE
DUH.ORG: Pointing out the obvious since 1994.
"make undo-replace" does not work if the original package version was not
identical to the one being installed by "make replace". Due to the
hyper-overloading of the oldname/newname files in flavor/pkg/replace.mk,
the oldname doesn't even exist anywhere once "undo-replace-names" runs
(as that clobbers the oldname file with the new package name).
Install a package, say, "somepkg-1.0".
In pkgsrc reflecting a new version, say, "somepkg-1.1", do "make replace".
See "Re-adding somepkg-1.1 ..." and an error, where it should have
I started to work on this, but got lost in the reused code of replace-*
centered around the reuse of the oldname/newname files. Perhaps instead
a separate "from"/"to" name pair should be used for the shared ops?
Responsible-Changed-When: Tue, 17 Oct 2006 13:49:21 +0000
jlam is most likely to know how to fix this, as he made flavor/pkg/replace.mk
and the related glue....
Responsible-Changed-When: Sun, 21 Mar 2010 16:10:21 +0000
Back to role account, jlam lost his commit bit.
$NetBSD: query-full-pr,v 1.36 2007/11/24 03:27:39 kano Exp $
$NetBSD: gnats_config.sh,v 1.8 2006/05/07 09:23:38 tsutsui Exp $
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