[csw-maintainers] Inconsistency on package database

Ben Walton bwalton at opencsw.org
Fri Feb 24 14:46:25 CET 2012

Excerpts from Dagobert Michelsen's message of Thu Feb 23 08:32:08 -0500 2012:

Hi Dago,

> While the SUNW deps can be safely ignored by the package database
> the missing deps to the other packages is really bad: these are
> obsoleted packages transformed to _stub which are no longer in the
> package database.  I think either the display needs to be adjusted
> to view by what it has been obsoleted or the stub packages need to
> be re-added to the database.

Yes, this is a problem.  I'll look at it over the weekend.  It should
be fairly easy to either add all _stubs and setup the deps again or to
use the stub info to register the transitive dependency instead.

Is there a preference for this?

Ben Walton
Systems Programmer - CHASS
University of Toronto
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