Updates vs Rebuilds

Moritz Heiber moe at lunar-linux.org
Mon Aug 11 23:00:48 GMT 2003

On Mon, 11 Aug 2003 16:51:41 -0400
"John Lowell" <johnlowell at ameritech.net> wrote:

> I think I've just answered my own question. man lunar gives an account
> of hold that would include rebuilds. Unless I'm misunderstanding
> things, a reply won't be necessary.

lunar rebuild compiles every package in an unsorted order whereas lunar
update sorts it's update queue before updating. Rebuilding everything is
usefull in cases like  your processor changed.



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