Subject: Re: PKGREVISION (was: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/pkgtools/pkglint)
To: Roland Illig <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/26/2005 20:38:19
On Thu, 27 Oct 2005, Roland Illig wrote:

> > [...] It is now an error if PKGREVISION appears outside a package
> > Makefile.
> Does anyone have a problem with this change? Or with my decision of making it
> an error instead of a warning? After all, this variable is meant to be set per
> individual package, isn't it?

That is correct.  It should not be in any "common" makefile blob.

The cases where it currently exists should be exploded to place the
PKGREVISION in all the packages using the common blob.

-- Todd Vierling <> <> <>