cvs commit: ports/Mk bsd.autotools.mk
ade at FreeBSD.org
Thu Feb 23 05:24:11 PST 2006
On Feb 23, 2006, at 04:45 , Alexander Leidinger wrote:
> According to cvsweb the revision for graphics/chbg wasn't bumped, so I
> don't expect it to work.
Well, herein lies the problem. This is a *wide* ranging commit, and
as such, there is no way to please everybody. It's also a non-
trivial problem to identify which of the 14000+ ports we have need to
have bumps due to implicit dependencies.
Note that using portupgrade incrementally won't actually break
anything, since it makes extensive use of /usr/local/lib/compat/pkg.
Of course, we could have used a sledgehammer, and bumped
*everything*, but that seemed to be needless.
Please also note the timing of this patch, just before not one, but
two, -RELEASES. A large proportion of our userbase simply loads up
discs in their CD/DVD drive, and install the packages associated with
As with any major change, there will always be edge cases, and I'm
sure my inbox will fill up with tales of woe over the coming days and
With the de-facto standard of handling source (as opposed to package)
upgrades, the *only* response that will guarantee some semblance of
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