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Re: multiple version of packages with the same PKGBASE
With OVERRIDES it needs to be in the new packages. Whether there's a
database (pkgsrc/doc/CHANGES* currently), or it's distributed in a bulk
build isn't a big deal. But if it's in packages, then an updating
program needs to look in every package, and they all need to be built.
And for source upgrades, one would have to iterate over the entire
pkgsrc tree to figure this out.
The basic difficulty is that the installed binary package can't encode
how it's replaced, because that decision was made after it was
I agree that the splitting/renaming/etc. problem is serious.
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