cvs commit: ports/net-im/libpurple Makefile

Alexey Dokuchaev danfe at
Tue Mar 24 14:46:44 PDT 2009

On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 02:37:50PM -0700, Doug Barton wrote:
> Alexey Dokuchaev wrote:
> > 
> > Per what I see, shlib version of libsilcclient was bumped during
> > devel/silc-toolkit update.  Since net-im/libpurple explicitly depends on
> > named library,
> IFF you have that option enabled. It's off by default.

There could be folks out there that build their own set of packages with
whatever OPTIONS combination they want.

> This is one of the main reasons I'd like to propose a replacement for
> PORTREVISION/PORTEPOCH that can more easily be set within an optional
> part of the Makefile.

While having certain deficiencies, PORTREVISION/PORTEPOCH had worked
pretty well for a long time, yet being simple enough to not get in the
way.  Will your alternative give more than it will take from settled way
of doing things?


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