Subject: pkgnames of pkgsrc directory named *-current
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <email@example.com>
Date: 03/31/2004 16:51:26
I am working on some scripts to help figure out dependencies for upgrading
On my box, I saw that lynx is available to upgrade and (based on my list
of available packages), I had two versions available:
There should not be two available. I guess I could try to use biggest
But now I see that lynx-126.96.36.199.7nb3 is www/lynx-current.
How does someone easily know what package they are installing from the FTP
It seems like packages based on beta code should have that in the package
name, for example: lynx-current-188.8.131.52.7nb3
(Then the makefiles could have CONFLICTS set.)
Any thoughts on this?
Is it okay to blindly install wrong (meaning not official, maybe not
Jeremy C. Reed