Updating an installed package with pkgsrc
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Say you have just been notified that dummy-5.1 is now available as dummy-5.2 so you want to update it.
Run a make update:
make update ===> Deinstalling for dummy-5.1 => Becoming ``root to make su-deinstall (/usr/bin/su) => Dropping ``root privileges. [...] WARNING: Package version dummy-5.1 in /usr/pkgsrc/*/dummy/work WARNING: Current version dummy-5.2 in */dummy WARNING: Cleaning and rebuilding dummy-5.2 => Registering installation for dummy-5.2 ===> Cleaning for dummy-5.2
Package dummy has now been upgraded from 5.1 to 5.2