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Re: Making it easier to get and use pkgsrc

On 12.12.2010 02:56, Thomas Klausner wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 11, 2010 at 10:56:11PM +0100, Jean-Yves Migeon wrote:
>> - suppress warning when pkg_add'ing packages where build and target
>> system have different minor revisions (e.g. NetBSD-5.0.2 vs
>> NetBSD-5.1.RC4, for example)
> To set a good example of coding vs. talking ;) I've improved the
> version check so pkg_add doesn't warn about adding packages from
> nearly the same opsys version.
> In particular, this currently accepts (on NetBSD) any of foo_ALPHA*,
> foo_BETA*, foo_RC*, foo_STABLE*, foo_PATCH* the same as foo.
> Support for more platforms should be easy to add.
> I'm not so sure about accepting 5.0 vs. 5.1, as you suggest above, so
> I left that out for now.

I am all for this patch. While this is certainly problematic for !NetBSD
OS, I can't find a reason why it shouldn't be committed. Major revisions
for NetBSD should be binary compatible.


Jean-Yves Migeon

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