HEADS UP: MAJOR changes to the ports system
itetcu at apropo.ro
Wed Feb 4 11:39:23 PST 2004
On Wed, 4 Feb 2004 11:24:10 -0800
Gary Kline <kline at thought.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 04, 2004 at 03:31:32AM -0500, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
> > On Wed, 2004-02-04 at 03:22, Julian Elischer wrote:
> > > On Wed, 4 Feb 2004, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
> > >
> > > > Sorry for the wide distribution, but it is critical that -CURRENT users
> > > > hear this. Two _MAJOR_ changes just went in to the ports tree that are
> > > > bound to cause some pain to -CURRENT users.
> > > >
> > >
> > > I'm glad to hear about this and I wouldn't mind hearing regularly about
> > > major events over in the ports tree.
> > I've started doing this. The full summary was sent to ports@ and
> > ports-developers@, plus I added a copy to /usr/ports/CHANGES. This is
> > now the second major ports update I've summarized. Once the archives
> > get back up to speed, you should be able to see my previous summary.
> A quick comment and question re the ports tree.
> Since the ./distinfo file began listing the "SIZE="
> line, my portupgrade scripts (and fetch) have broken
> when I upgrade. I'm running 4.7PRE and 4.8PRE. (I'm
> trying to floppy install 5.2-RELEASE, as well.)
Check /usr/ports/CHANGES and cvsup again, it has been fixed.
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