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Re: multi-variant packages and bulk builds

On Wed, 10 Sep 2008, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> > Internally, pkg_rolling-replace does something like this:
> > 
> >     # try to replace py24-pexpect-*
> >     cd pkgsrc/devel/pexpect
> >     make clean ; make replace ; make clean
> At least for the Python modules, the PKGNAME_REQD logic could be
> extended somewhat to deal with it if we know the old name.

It would be great if "make replace OLDNAME=py24-foobar-x.y.z" could
magically act as if it was given "PYTHON_VERSION_DEFAULT=24".
pkg_rolling-replace already knows the old name.

--apb (Alan Barrett)

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