Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/03/2004 20:52:31
On Sat, 3 Jan 2004, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> > cvs rdiff -r1.24 -r1.25 pkgsrc/x11/xscreensaver-gnome/Makefile
> > cvs rdiff -r1.13 -r1.14 pkgsrc/x11/xteddy2/Makefile
> > cvs rdiff -r1.2 -r1.3 pkgsrc/x11/zenity/Makefile
> I changed over 700 files for the tiff update. This took a couple hours of
> work.

So you start bumping PKGREVISION for everything and it's mother, making it
unclear if the pkg has changed or (actually) not. I think that was a very
bad move, abusing PKGREVISION for something that it wasn't made for (think
about the name!)

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>