Subject: Re: bumping PKGREVISION for packages with
To: None <>
From: grant beattie <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/29/2003 10:11:34
On Wed, Oct 29, 2003 at 12:06:44AM +0100, Klaus Heinz wrote:

> if I bump the revision of a package which provides a file,
> (devel/SDL) am I supposed to bump the revisions of all packages using
> this buildlink2 file? As far as I know, generally the answer is yes.
> In this special case _everything_ in package devel/SDL should work as
> before, except that it now builds again on NetBSD/i386 1.5.x (using
> devel/binutils, see PR/23121) so I am in doubt whether the rule applies
> here as well.

if the pkg wasn't building on a particular platform, bumping the
PKGREVISION isn't necessary as there was no way to install the pkg
before :-)

or am I missing something?