Subject: Re: how to handle non-successive package versions ?
To: None <>
From: J Chapman Flack <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/23/2005 15:35:07
Lubomir Sedlacik wrote:
> > But won't things like pkg_chk or lintpkgsrc consider it a downgrade
> > then (and refuse to "upgrade" the package) ?  
> they don't know anything about "downgrade" or "upgrade", just "version
> changed".

Maybe the question was better stated, won't this numbering scheme confuse
deweycmp() (pkgtools/pkg_install/files/lib/str.c) and/or possibly anything
that relies on the findbestmatch / lsbest funtionality of pkg_admin and
friends?  maybe there /is/ a serious question here.