Projects with multiple versions in our ports tree
DougB at FreeBSD.org
Sat Aug 14 23:53:23 PDT 2004
On Sun, 15 Aug 2004, Jun Kuriyama wrote:
> Ade wrote:
>> One thing that slightly bugs me are ports that effectively include the
>> version number twice, for example:
>> cd /usr/ports/dns/bind9 && make -V PKGNAME
>> To my mind, that should really read bind-9.2.3, with appropriate
>> LATEST_LINK magic.
The problem here was that I had users who wanted to be able to do
'pkg_add -r bind9' and have something useful happen. :) This is another
reason why I wanted to have "fooNN" be the real ports, and "foo" be a
slave port, or what have you.
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