[Bug 265651] [NEW PORT] archivers/zpaqfranz: versioned/snapshot archive

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Date: Sun, 21 Aug 2022 12:29:55 UTC

--- Comment #26 from Felix Palmen <zirias@freebsd.org> ---
(In reply to Franco Corbelli from comment #25)
> Why have different versions? 
> Because of bugs and [...]
> sometimes (not always) the archived files are no longer restorable in Ubuntu (!)
Sounds horribly weird. :o

But doesn't sound like a reason to have multiple ports for multiple versions
(which would be the only way to support having multiple versions installed from
ports/packages). After all, that's not a problem with backwards compatibility,
but indeed, as you say, with bugs.

But if things like this happen, providing a "portable" binary (statically
linked) for "rescue" purposes (probably outside of ports) sounds like a good

> I will update the port-proposal with your suggestions (no -static,
> yes symlink etc)
> Work in progress.

Thanks, looking forward to commit it!

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