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Re: package repo sanity checking

On Thu, May 24, 2012 at 04:26:09PM -0500, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> [...]
> I also noticed the repo has multiple versions of same packages available 
> so even the pkg_summary files reflect this. I think this caused by 
> critical fixed packages being uploaded but old ones not removed yet. I 
> didn't automate this check since we already have problem of binary 
> packages with same base names (apache-1 versus apache-2 etc). From a 
> quick look I couldn't find any email threads about it. As a workaround, 
> pkgin may look at PKGPATH and make the user choose. An example of 
> duplicates is:
> /ftp/pub/pkgsrc/packages/NetBSD/i386/5.0.2_2012Q1/All/typo3-4.5.14.tgz
> /ftp/pub/pkgsrc/packages/NetBSD/i386/5.0.2_2012Q1/All/typo3-4.5.15.tgz
> /ftp/pub/pkgsrc/packages/NetBSD/i386/5.0.2_2012Q1/All/typo3-4.6.7.tgz
> /ftp/pub/pkgsrc/packages/NetBSD/i386/5.0.2_2012Q1/All/typo3-4.6.8.tgz

Please not that in the example above, typo3-4.5.14.tgz and typo3-4.6.7.tgz
are obsolete but typo3-4.5.15.tgz is not: it comes from www/typo3_45 while
typo3-4.6.8.tgz is from www/typo3_46

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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