Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk mk167280@students.mimuw.edu.pl
Fri, 23 Feb 2001 13:37:32 +0100 (CET)

On Fri, 23 Feb 2001, Simon Marlow wrote:

> I don't think I agree.  Installation of an external package shouldn't be
> doing --delete-package first: that should be left to the user (or rpm
> -e, or whatever).

rpm is a different story. I would expect 'make install' to be idempotent.
With your scheme one has to write 'make uninstall install'.

Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk