-p considered problematic (was Re: how to proceed past errors?)

Clemens Lang cal at macports.org
Tue Jul 31 09:40:54 PDT 2012


On Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 12:28:04PM -0400, Arno Hautala wrote:
> I've watched rev-upgrade before, but I can't remember if it uninstalls
> the broken ports before rebuilding or if it only uninstalls them when
> the rebuild succeeds.

it mimics
	port -n upgrade --force broken-port,
so no, it doesn't keep the broken port and only replaces it if the build
succeeds. I've thought about this previously and it's an improvement
worth adding, IMHO.

Clemens Lang

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