Re: Ports with version numbers going backwards: games/openarena, games/openarena...

From: Eugene Grosbein <eugen_at_grosbein.net>
Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2021 19:55:19 +0700
23.06.2021 19:48, 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.

I think it is time to update this: pkg_version is no more.
Received on Wed Jun 23 2021 - 12:55:19 UTC

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