Ports with version numbers going backwards: misc/zoneinfo
edwin at mavetju.org
Mon Nov 27 13:26:08 PST 2006
On Mon, Nov 27, 2006 at 07:04:18PM +0000, erwin at FreeBSD.org wrote:
> ** The following ports have a version number that sorts before a previous one **
> For many package tools to work correctly, it is of utmost importance that
> version numbers of a port form a monotonic increasing sequence over time.
> Refer to the FreeBSD Porter's Handbook, 'Package Naming Conventions' for
> more information. Tools that won't work include pkg_version, portupgrade
> and portaudit. A common error is an accidental deletion of PORTEPOCH.
> Please fix any errors as soon as possible.
> The ports tree was updated at Mon Nov 27 2006 15:00:45 UTC.
> - *misc/zoneinfo* <edwin at mavetju.org>: zoneinfo-1 < zoneinfo-2006.o
That's an interesting side effect of combining DISTVERSION and
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