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To: Abhishek Amit <abhishekamit2000@...>
From: Louis-Philippe Brochu <lpbrochu@...>
Subject: Re: Portage quibbles
Date: 24 Mar 2003 11:45:13 -0500
On Mon, 2003-03-24 at 10:08, Abhishek Amit wrote:
> > IMHO Portage should have a way to upgrade all installed packages. No
> > need for dependencies checking (--deep) or world file, Just go through
> > the list of all installed packages (that we can get with qpkg) and act
> > as if there were part of the world file in the current implementation.
> > In fact i think such an option should be the default one
> > 
> > What do you think? Why would someone want to update only packages in the
> > world file? What are the advantages/disadvantages of the previous method
> > compared to the current --deep option?
> > 
> Try doing emerge `qpkg -I -nc`. This should do what you are looking for.

What i mean is, why isn't this option the default option when upgrading
all packages? I'm sure i'm not the only one that thought, at first, that
emerge world was supposed to do that.

Louis-Philippe Brochu <lpbrochu@...>

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