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Re: pkg_summary to include PKGBASENAME and PKGVERSION?

On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 2:54 PM, Joerg Sonnenberger
<> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 12:51:04PM -0400, matthew sporleder wrote:
>> After a few threads about new pkgsrc tools have come out, it seems
>> that a common need is a way to define a package's name without a
>> version and that version string by itself.
> Why add 100% redundant information?

The only justification is to save tool developers from having to
derive it.  I guess it could be similar to CATEGORIES vs PKGPATH.
(although I see some pkgs have multiple categories but only show up in
one path)

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