Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/pkgtools/pkg_install/files
To: Dieter Baron <email@example.com>
From: Hubert Feyrer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/10/2005 10:41:50
On Fri, 10 Jun 2005, Dieter Baron wrote:
> : All of which is a perfectly valid reason to bump the version number.
> Please elaborate. Why is that a reason to bump the version? Why is
> it useful to have two identical packages with different version
They are not identical. One works on AIX etc., and one doesn't.
(As far as I understand)
> If the version number is bumped, the installed version is no longer
> up-to-date, as indicated by pkg_chk or the bulk build. This means
> many people will rebuild it for exactly zeor gain. Plus, since
> pkg_install installs into /usr (at least on NetBSD), which is
> read-only on sandboxed bulk builds, this has to be done manually.
That's a problem of pkg_chk and whatnot not respecting the PKGTOOLS_REQD