LATEST_LINK unique or not?
kris at obsecurity.org
Mon Aug 23 22:52:49 PDT 2004
On Mon, Aug 23, 2004 at 07:00:32PM -0400, Dan Langille wrote:
> On 24 Aug 2004 at 0:37, Oliver Eikemeier wrote:
> > Dan Langille wrote:
> > > Is LATEST_LINK supposed to be unique? It's not. There's about 201
> > > ports which have duplicate values.
> > It is, expect when NO_LATEST_LINK is set (in which case no latest link
> > exists). Did you filtr out these cases? Everything else is bug, Kris did
> > some survey AFAIK.
> I obtained my list from the output of "make -V LATEST_LINK" and paid
> no attention to NO_LATEST_LINK.
> Are you saying LATEST_LINK must be ignored if NO_LATEST_LINK is set?
> Why is this not done programatically? i.e. output an empty string.
The only reason is because LATEST_LINK was originally used only within
bsd.port.mk in situations where NO_LATEST_LINK is tested. Perhaps
you're using it for something else now that might justify changing the
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