Subject: Re: how to handle non-successive package versions ?
To: None <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/23/2005 22:11:38
On Tue, 23 Aug 2005, Geert Hendrickx wrote:
> a while ago, I committed texmaker (a LaTeX IDE) to pkgsrc-wip.  It was then
> at version 1.12.  Two newer versions have been released since then, but
> they're called 1.2 and 1.2.1.
> I'd expect pkgsrc update scripts will get confused if I just use the
> DISTNAME of the updated package, so how should I handle this?

Go for the author's version scheme, even if it sucks.

  - Hubert