Subject: Re: lin tpkgsrc & wildcards [was: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc]
To: None <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/18/1999 19:48:05
On Sat, 18 Dec 1999, Hubert Feyrer wrote:

> Don't forget the "dewey" depends, i.e. "foo<3.7" etc.
> I'don't know if we need all these wildcards soon, but the pkg system will
> include full wildcard support soon, and then we may move to even more
> wildcards, possible some that are more complicated then "foo-*".
	Could you give me some examples of a DEPENDS line using the
	dewey syntax?

> (maybe we could/should add a userlevel call to pkg_admin or so to make 
> the pkg_* pmatch() function accessible for shell tools: 
> pkg_admin pmatch 'foo-17.42' 'foo-17.*'; shouldn't be too hard)

	That is probably a good idea - though lintpkgsrc will probably
	remain a special case as its trying to sacrifice all on the
	altar of speed :)