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Re: Sorting problem with pkg_chk -b

Alan Barrett <> écrit :
> On Sat, 16 Aug 2014, Marc Baudoin wrote:
> >Marc Baudoin <> écrit :
> >>When two versions of a binary packages are available, say package-XXnb9
> >>and packageXXnb10 or later (same package, same version, only nb version
> >>differs and the newest one is greater or equal to 10), pkg_chk -b
> >>installs nb9 and not the newest version.  It looks like it's using
> >>lexicographic order instead of numeric.
> The problem appears to be in the ${SORT} invocation on line 77 of pkg_chk:
> 76             # Sort so highest matching package picked first
> 77             PKGNAMES="$(echo $PKGNAMES | tr ' ' '\n' | ${SORT} -r)"
> I'd suggest fixing it by adding a "sort" sub-command to pkg_admin(8), to
> sort a list of version numbers, but perhaps somebody else can see how to use
> some existing pkg_admin sub-commands to achieve the desired result.
> Anyway, please report this problem via send-pr, so it can be assigned a
> tracking number.

Done: pkg/49152.

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