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Re: 2008Q1 -> current: downgrade

Alistair Crooks wrote:

> So I need to ask - how common is this? I can think of a few occasions
> in the last 10 years where this has happened, but not many. Why would
> a version numbering scheme reset itself without the PKGBASE changing?
> Is it wise to penalise the rest of the pkgsrc base with handling for
> a few packages, when a workaround exists?
> I always prefer to optimise for the most common cases, not the few
> that break the rules.

I dont recall any particular package name, but it happens quite often.


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