Reviving a dead port
linimon at lonesome.com
Sun Nov 4 12:35:26 PST 2007
On Sun, Nov 04, 2007 at 12:45:34PM +0100, Michaël Grünewald wrote:
> First, this is not really a new port, but a revival of a dead one. is
> there specific issues with this?
No, just label it [new port], but put in the Description that it's
coming back from the Attic.
> Second, the port version I wrote is anachronic, since some people may
> have 1.46 installed (or prior 1.45.5 version, but PORT_REVISION can be
> used here so this is not an issue). What's the correct way (or least
> annoyance way) to handle this backtime travel?
See the description of PORTEPOCH in the Porter's Handbook:
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