distname without version-number
Joe Marcus Clarke
marcus at marcuscom.com
Wed Nov 12 12:57:16 PST 2003
On Wed, 2003-11-12 at 15:54, Jeremy Messenger wrote:
> On Wed, 12 Nov 2003 15:40:20 -0500, Joe Marcus Clarke
> <marcus at marcuscom.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, 2003-11-12 at 15:38, Franz Klammer wrote:
> >> hi!
> >> what should i do if i want to make a port with no version number?
> > Give it a bogus version like 1.0 (it's the first FreeBSD port of this
> > software). PORTVERSION is required, and it has to be parsable by
> > pkg_version.
> Or, give the date when the tarball was created like yearmonthday
> (20031211). I think, this is better. :-)
Except, it looking at the port, when the distfile is re-rolled, you'll
get checksum mismatches. It might be better to host snapshots of the
distfile on your own server, Franz, and do what Jeremy suggests:
> > Joe
> >> franz.
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