Subject: Re: DEPENDS: -* or -[0-9]*
To: Hubert Feyrer <email@example.com>
From: David Brownlee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/06/2000 15:55:43
On Wed, 6 Dec 2000, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> On Wed, 6 Dec 2000, Dr. Rene Hexel wrote:
> > I don't know any from the top of my head, but sometimes xxx-* means
> > 'xxx-[0-9]*' or 'xxx-current-[0-9]*'.
> > > If not, I'll take a pass through pkgsrc and switch all the
> > > DEPENDS and CONFLICTS to -[0-9]*.
> > Do that, but you may want to counter-check those packages where a
> > -current exists. For most packages this should be a non-issue, because
> > most (if not all) of these packages install their '-current' version as
> > 'package-<version>' (where <version> is a newer version than the base
> > package) anyway.
> Right, and packages that actually have a "-current" in PKGNAME should be
OK, will fix that before changing anything :)
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