Subject: Re: unexpected package name matching
To: None <tech-pkg@NetBSD.org>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <email@example.com>
Date: 10/15/2007 13:24:29
On Mon, Oct 15, 2007 at 01:31:09AM +0200, Roland Illig wrote:
> Klaus Heinz wrote:
>> is the following behaviour expected?
>> $ pkg_info -e pkg_install
>> $ pkg_info -e pkg\*all
>> $ pkg_info -e pkg\*all\*
>> This means that matching against package names without version number
>> works but wildcard matching is only successful against full package
>> names (with version number).
> Fixed in current pkgsrc. Thanks for finding this inconsistency.
While it is inconsistent, I am not sure I like the more general
behaviour either. It adds another class of possible abuses...