ports default version system

olli hauer ohauer at gmx.de
Sun Nov 10 20:56:36 UTC 2013

On 2013-11-10 21:38, Allan Jude wrote:
> On 2013-11-10 15:36, olli hauer wrote:
>> On 2013-11-09 03:34, Allan Jude wrote:
>>> Attached is a proposed patch for Mk/bsd.default-versions.mk
>>> Currently, perl, python, ruby and tcl are supported
>>> The patch adds support for apache, fpc, mysql, pgsql, and php
>>> Users can specify in /etc/make.conf
>>> DEFAULT_VERSIONS=     perl5=5.18 ruby=2.0 php=5.3 mysql=55p
>>> and change the default version of php from lang/php5 to lang/php53
>>> and mysql from database/mysql55-server to database/perconba55-server
>>> etc.
>>> The apache part of the patch might also consider deprecating the
>>> APACHE_PORT make.conf variable.
>>> Using the 'old way' produces a warning the same way it does for ruby,
>>> perl etc.
>> I'm reviewing the apache part, at the first look it seems OK, at the second
>> it seems to overwrites the version check logic by always assigning
>> the default version regardless if the default version is fine for the port.
> That might be a mistake on my part, although with the original code, I
> couldn't get it to ever use anything except apache22 no matter what I
> did, so it might have been broken before the patch too

Until now the only way to define for example apache24 as default is to use
APACHE_PORT=www/apache24 in make.conf

I will look into this but it needs some time ...


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