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Re: package version numbering change
* On 2019-09-11 at 13:45 BST, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 11, 2019 at 01:29:15PM +0100, Jonathan Perkin wrote:
> > * On 2019-09-11 at 13:25 BST, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> > > On Tue, Sep 10, 2019 at 08:03:22PM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
> > > > Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost> writes:
> > > >
> > > > > Hello,
> > > > > upstream for geography/opencpn-plugin-watchdog changed, and there is
> > > > > now properly tagged releases. So I'd like to switch to new upstream
> > > > > and use release tags. But this would mean that the package version would
> > > > > go from 20190228 to 2.4.6.
> > > > >
> > > > > Won't the pkg tools think that 2.4.6 is older than 20190228 ?
> > > > > If so what's the best way to deal with this ?
> > > >
> > > > My vote is just to do this, and blame any manual work people have to do
> > > > on upstream. I supsect it's not a lot of total effort (pkg_delete,
> > > > pkg_add the new one, once) times not a lot of people, and that seems
> > > > better than baggage from some epoch scheme forever.
> > >
> > > Actually pkg_add -u will update from 20190228 to 2.4.6.
> > > But pkgin ug will not (I just tried).
> > ug or fug? ug will only upgrade non-automatic packages.
> Yes I know that, but this one is not has been manually installed.
I can't parse that. Either way, if a refresh does not pick it up then
you can force an update using "pkgin install opencpn-plugin-watchdog".
Jonathan Perkin - Joyent, Inc. - www.joyent.com
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