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Re: pkg/41087: OS_VERSION should be removed from PKGPATH

The following reply was made to PR pkg/41087; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Quentin Garnier <>
Subject: Re: pkg/41087: OS_VERSION should be removed from PKGPATH
Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2009 20:33:51 +0100

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 On Fri, Mar 27, 2009 at 07:25:01PM +0000, Aleksey Cheusov wrote:
 > >Number:         41087
 > >Category:       pkg
 > >Synopsis:       OS_VERSION should be removed from PKGPATH
 > >Confidential:   no
 > >Severity:       serious
 > >Priority:       medium
 > >Responsible:    pkg-manager
 > >State:          open
 > >Class:          sw-bug
 > >Submitter-Id:   net
 > >Arrival-Date:   Fri Mar 27 19:25:00 +0000 2009
 > >Originator:     Aleksey Cheusov <>
 > >Release:        NetBSD 5.0_RC3
 > >Organization:
 > >Environment:
 > System: NetBSD 5.0_RC3 NetBSD 5.0_RC3 (GENERIC) #2: Sa=
 t Mar 21 12:22:42 EET 2009
 6/compile/GENERIC i386
 > Architecture: i386
 > Machine: i386
 > >Description:
 > There is no reason to include OS_VERSION to PKGPATH.
 > This makes lots of troubles and doesn't solve any problem.
 > sysutils/lsof/Makefile         rev. 1.98
 > devel/p5-perl-headers/Makefile rev. 1.33
 Assuming you mean PKGNAME, I really don't see what kind of trouble it
 can lead to.  Those packages are intimately tied to the version of the
 OS, so putting the information in the package name is a convenient way
 of knowing what the intended target of the package is.
 Quentin Garnier - -
 "See the look on my face from staying too long in one place
 [...] every time the morning breaks I know I'm closer to falling"
 KT Tunstall, Saving My Face, Drastic Fantastic, 2007.
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