Subject: Re: FYI: conflicts on old pkgs
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/29/1998 13:55:45
On Tue, 29 Dec 1998, Hubert Feyrer wrote:

: Um, maybe I forgot to mention... it's no longer needed to have CONFLICTS
: entries for old versions of the same package, old versions of the same
: package are detected automatically now. This was done in my last pkg
: overhaul two(?) months ago. Just came to my mind again...  :-)
: (For the code, see the first invocation of check_if_installed() via
:  findmatchingname() in add/perform.c)

... And corresponding logic in pkgsrc?

So, this means that it matches on everything before the last `-'?  Cool!

-- Todd Vierling (Personal; Bus.