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Re: Features.



On Tue, 29 Aug 2000, Marc Espie wrote:
> Right now, rollback is mostly necessary because the package is installed
> directly without checking for problems first.

How do you want to check in advance for a user typing ^C in mid-pkg_add?


> Checking that the packing-list
> won't cause trouble means rollback won't be necessary in many cases...

I guess I can claim that the NetBSD pkg_* have some tests in there, but I
still feel safe to have the rollback functionality, see above. From the
time when ^C handling we've learned that users *do* want to stop things.


 - Hubert

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NetBSD - because Unix isn't just #include <linux.h>, i386, ILP32, ELF, ...!


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