Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc
To: None <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/14/2000 13:14:55
On Mon, 14 Feb 2000, Hubert Feyrer wrote:

> On Mon, 14 Feb 2000, Frederick Bruckman wrote:
> > Remove wildcard in DEPENDS for xpm package to make it consistent with
> > asclock. This to prevent the dependency from being recorded __twice__,
> > as both xpm-3.4k and xpm>=3.4k. I'm not sure that that actually hurts
> > anything, but it pays to be consistent.
> right - "sort -u" can't fold this. I'd add xpm-3.* to both pkgs.

Hmmm. Xpm has been at 3.4k for nearly two years, and there doesn't
seem to be a new version forthcoming. Looking forward, the next
version is as likely to be 4.something as anything else. Maybe better
to just depend on "xpm-*"? Or leave it at xpm-3.4k?

> (I prefer
> "normal" wildcards to dewey ones, as there are some places in my build
> system that can't handle them ;-)

I'll try to keep that in mind.