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Re: update lang/gawk
On Sun, Mar 04, 2012 at 07:57:22PM +0900, OBATA Akio wrote:
> On Sun, 04 Mar 2012 18:13:13 +0900, Sergey Litvinov
> <slitvinov%gmail.com@localhost> wrote:
> >-DISTNAME= gawk-3.1.8
> >-PKGREVISION= 1
> >+DISTNAME= gawk-4.0.0
> >+PKGREVISION= 126
> too aggressive PKGREVISION :)
gawk 4.0 has quite some new features. I do not know whether they have
stated anything about backward compatibility. Also, a user would need to
be conscious about portability of his/her work on older gawk versions.
I think, it's a mini-version of problem faced with python versions.
How about new package gawk4?
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