obsoleteing PORTREVISION bumps (Re: cvs commit: ports/devel/icu)

Mikhail Teterin mi+mill at aldan.algebra.com
Thu Feb 7 16:32:46 PST 2008

четвер 07 лютий 2008 07:29 по, garga at freebsdbrasil.com.br Ви написали:
> > I don't think, PORTREVISION bump is needed in these cases -- only when
> > the port itself is changed. Any changes due to build-dependencies
> > (lib-dependencies among them) should be tracked independently.
> I disagree with you, i believe one of the most important ports feature is
> to make sysadmins life easier. Sure, you need to read UPDATING before
> update ports, but, it makes much more sense to bump the PORTREVISION of
> dependant ports, when a lib version bumps, it makes life easier and sounds
> more organized to me.

Fortunately, this is not a popular vote thing...

No deducible information should be manually maintained. Ever. It puts burden 
on humans, who are bad at it anyway and are bound to make mistakes, even when 
they are meticulous enough to try.


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