security/hydra and www/hydra
shaun at FreeBSD.org
Fri Jul 23 18:07:16 UTC 2010
On Thu, Jul 22, 2010 at 09:35:30AM +0100, Matthew Seaman wrote:
> On 21/07/2010 23:05, Mark Linimon wrote:
> > On Wed, Jul 21, 2010 at 10:21:11PM +0200, Kurt Jaeger wrote:
> >>> And is this ok to have two ports with the same name.
> >> No, it's bad and should be avoided. I'm pretty sure some
> >> portupgrade tool will break.
> > No, they actually handle it ok. It _is_ confusing to the users, however
> > (and, if you go through a raw list of package binaries, You Just Have To
> > Know which one's which.)
> Doesn't this cause problems for the CVS MODULES stuff? I thought that
> was one of the biggest reasons for why port names should be unique.
It does, but it's easy enough to work around by fabricating a unique
name where there would be a conflict (e.g. www_hydra, security_hydra).
Shaun Amott // PGP: 0x6B387A9A
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