Problems with +CONTENTS being messed up by pkg_delete -f

Garrett Cooper youshi10 at
Fri Jul 20 02:16:52 UTC 2007

Doug Barton wrote:
> Robert Noland wrote:
>> Ok, so the issue that I hope to address is not really a "portmanager"
>> issue.  The original version of package-depends
> Just to be clear, you're talking about the target in, right?
> I've snipped the rest of your post since I get a feeling that what
> you're trying to get at might be important, but I cannot parse it even
> after rereading several times. Can you provide a concrete example,
> with names of actual ports so that we can look into this further?
> Doug
Personally I think that:
    1. Versions shouldn't matter when calculating absolute dependencies 
(i.e. net/samba may depend on popt).
    2. If versions do change for a dependent package, the packages 
dependent on the changed package should also be rebuilt.

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