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Re: Renaming user-* packages

* On 2013-04-19 at 05:55 BST, David Holland wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 18, 2013 at 09:57:33AM +0100, Jonathan Perkin wrote:
>  > I've hit a problem with my 2013Q1 packages on OSX, the introduction of
>  > sysutils/user_cygwin at a higher version number than
>  > sysutils/user_darwin has caused pbulk to mark every package which
>  > depends upon user-* as prefailed.
> That seems like a bug in pbulk...

Possibly, but I still think it's a bad idea to have completely
separate packages with different versions all re-use the same PKGNAME,
especially when they do not need to.

>  > I would like to change the PKGNAME of each of the user-* packages to
>  > match their respective name, and update each _USER_DEPENDS for those
>  > platforms, so that the depends are explicit and we avoid this problem.
> If you end up doing this, can we take the opportunity to change
> "darwin" to "macos"?

Why would you want to do that?  The uname is 'Darwin', and that is
what we use across all of pkgsrc.

Jonathan Perkin  -  Joyent, Inc.  -

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