LATEST_LINK not in index
kamikaze at bsdforen.de
Fri Apr 3 02:46:48 PDT 2009
Pav Lucistnik wrote:
> Dominic Fandrey píše v st 01. 04. 2009 v 00:12 +0200:
>>> Upgrades are easy. Look up @comment ORIGIN line in +CONTENTS file of the
>>> port being upgraded, then look up this value in second column of INDEX
>> I don't see how this is connected to my question.
>> I want people to be able to use LATEST_LINK to identify ports,
>> e.g. apache for www/apache13, apache20 form www/apache20 and so
>> forth. LATEST_LINK is a unique identifier, unfortunately
>> neither recorded in the INDEX nor +CONTENTS.
>> Also, to read it from +CONTENTS (if it were there) I'd have to
>> know, which package is actually meant, which I don't know,
>> because this is the information I want to find out.
> Maybe you really want people to specify ports by ORIGIN, not by
> LATEST_LINK ...
Actually I want people to be able to do both. Since this is a
binary package only tool, I want people to be able to use the
same parameters as they'd be able to use with "pkg_add -r".
I have implemented some guessing by now and it fails very rarely.
But it's not the kind of solution I like.
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