bugGNU Octave - Bugs: bug #50631, pkg update should allow updating a...


bug #50631: pkg update should allow updating a subset of installed packages

Submitted by:  Doug Stewart <dastew>
Submitted on:  Sat 25 Mar 2017 03:57:05 AM UTC  
Category:  Octave Function Severity:  1 - Wish
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Feature Request
Status:  Need Info Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Doug Stewart Open/Closed:  Open
Release:  dev Operating System:  Any

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Sat 25 Mar 2017 07:44:25 PM UTC, comment #2:

Retitling this bug to the remaining feature request, basically that `pkg update a` should be the same as `pkg install a`, does that seem right?

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Project Administrator
Sat 25 Mar 2017 06:40:45 PM UTC, comment #1:

It does already skip non-forge pkgs, in version from stable and default branch from sources.

The other improvements are not in place yet

Juan Pablo Carbajal <juanpi>
Project Member
Sat 25 Mar 2017 03:57:05 AM UTC, original submission:

The pkg update function stops when it finds a package name that is not from forge.

It should skip over all names that it does not recognise and do all packages that are on forge, then at the end it should report all the pkgs that it skipped.

Update should then be improved to also be able to update individual files,

pkg update pkgname

pkg update pkgname url

Doug Stewart <dastew>


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2017-03-25 mtmiller Severity3 - Normal => 1 - Wish
        Item GroupUnexpected Error => Feature Request
        StatusNone => Need Info
        Summarypkg update should skip any pkgs not from -forge => pkg update should allow updating a subset of installed packages

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