Subject: Re: Package naming and major versions [was Re: CVS commit:
To: None <>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/03/2004 11:18:36
On Sun, 3 Oct 2004 04:58:38 -0400
"D'Arcy J.M. Cain" <> wrote:

> Nice.  I assume that the mid-level Makefile would only build the latest
> version so that we don't have to change our scripts and/or meta packages
> when new versions are added.  I suppose some targets (e.g. clean) could
> be made to work with all sub-packages.

The latest may not be appropiate in some cases... in this scenario, we'd
easily have development packages in pkgsrc (so you'd want the mid-level
makefile build the latest stable version).


Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
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