Subject: Re: pkg/23425
To: Rob Quinn <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: pkgsrc-bugs
Date: 03/31/2005 00:21:02
On Mon, Mar 28, 2005 at 11:49:09AM -0500, Rob Quinn wrote:
>> (1) it already prints out a warning saying that it might not work and
>> then tries anyway.  case in point, my 2.99.14 lsof works fine on
>> 2.99.16.  i'll try it on 3.99.1 tomorrow.  :)
>> (2) if we make it refuse to work if the kernel version is different,
>> we eliminate a great many cases where it might work anyway.
> I don't want to force either to stop working, I would just like them to show
>up in "lintpkgsrc -i" as out of date.

well, i wouldn't be opposed to doing something like this:

    -PKGNAME=		${DISTNAME:S/_/-/}

if that would work properly and have the desired effect (and little to
no side-effects), but be forewarned -- if you use the -E/-I options of
lintpkgsrc, this won't show up as out of date quite so readily.

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