cvs commit: ports/net/ekiga pkg-plist
dougb at FreeBSD.org
Sun Jan 27 22:26:03 PST 2008
Mikhail Teterin wrote:
> On субота 26 січень 2008, Jeremy Messenger wrote:
> = Well, it's not only for package. What about users' systems that use ports?
> = What if one of user decide to uninstall ekiga? It will ending up with
> = leftover files in their system. Bump is need to have their system clean.
> = As for not like to build again, perhaps we need to come up with new
> = *VERSION like PLISTVERSION that will only fix plist without have to
> = rebuild.
> We don't need to come with anything for this case -- the timestamp on
> pkg-plist can (almost) always be compared with that
> of /var/db/pkg/FOO/+CONTENTS
I beg to differ, I think it can basically never be relied on. The
+CONTENTS file is updated many times after the port is installed,
either by tools like portmaster, or by the ports infrastructure
itself. (Think dependency tracking via pkgdep.)
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