cvs commit: ports/shells/bash Makefile pkg-plist

Alexey Dokuchaev danfe at FreeBSD.org
Tue Mar 24 03:51:29 PDT 2009


On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 09:30:28PM -0700, David O'Brien wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 09:23:25PM -0400, Wesley Shields wrote:
> > On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 11:14:13PM +0000, David O'Brien wrote:
> > > On Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 01:34:26PM +0100, Pav Lucistnik wrote:
> > > > David O'Brien wrote:
> > > > >There is zero reason to force a reinstall for a PLIST change.
> > > > >Either the port is already installed (and the user can wait for
> > > > >some other reason to update), or the port isn't installed and
> > > > >bumping PORTREVISION does nothing.
> > > > 
> > > > It's needed for package cluster, otherwise it does not know to rebuild 
> > > > and will serve incomplete package forever.
> > > 
> > > Is there ever a change then that doesn't require a bump in either
> > > PORTREVISION or PORTVERSION?
> ..
> > Just changing the maintainer should not require the user to do anything.
> 
> That is the only case I can think of.  Even changing the comment or
> pkg-descr should have its PORTREVISION bumped in order to get a new
> package built so users have the fresh description.

I would disagree.  There's no need for users to rebuild their perfectly
fine packages just so they get new description most of them do not care
about anyways.

./danfe


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