Subject: Re: Converting dependencies
To: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Roland Illig <rillig@NetBSD.org>
Date: 06/30/2006 00:05:47
Todd Vierling wrote:
> On 6/27/06, email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> foo-* => foo (*)
>> The general problem is that even the patterns above are not exact,
>> possible best explained by (*). (*) matches foo-1.2, but also
>> foo-bar-1.2, which can not be easily reproduced. I don't think it is a
>> problem within the current tree, but still a bit nasty.
> This was supposed to be eliminated some time ago with the [0-9]*
> pattern changes.
My current pkglint version even warns about it, but we are still in the
freeze for the 2006Q2 branch. :)