pkg 1.4 freeze please test test test!
bapt at FreeBSD.org
Tue Oct 28 23:35:17 UTC 2014
On Tue, Oct 28, 2014 at 07:27:10PM -0400, Allan Jude wrote:
> On 2014-10-28 19:19, Baptiste Daroussin wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > We are starting the release process of pkg 1.4, we want to have a better release
> > process than with every single previous version of pkg. For that we will need
> > you help!
> > pkg-devel has been updated to the latest version of pkg as of alpha2.
> > Changes you can expect in pkg 1.4 are the following:
> > - Loads of bug fixes
> > - Stricter checking of the path passed via the plist
> > - Removal of the bundled libyaml
> > - new --raw-format to chose the output format for info -R and search -R
> > - ABI is now follwing MACHINE_ARCH (freebsd:10:x86:64 become FreeBSD:10:amd64)
> > the old ABI is available as a fallback in ALTABI
> > - pkg check now support a quiet mode
> > - new 3 way merge code ("stolen" from the fossil-scm) to allow automerging
> > configuration files
> > - new @config keyword to mark a file as a config file (during
> > upgrade/reinstallation it will try to merge the configuration with the one the
> > user may have modified) an option AUTOMERGE is available to prevent
> > automerging if automerge fails a .pkgnew file will be created along with the
> > untouched user version of the configuration
> > - The update procedure has been improved and speed up a lot (in particular for
> > machine with low resources)
> > - The unique identifier has been modified to be pkgname meaning now ports can be
> > moved in new categories without having to be considered a different package
> > - Only libraries starting by lib* are added to the provided libraries
> > - General speed up of all operations
> > We need help in testing, but we also need help in writing regression tests !
> > The more we have tests the more stable the releases will be.
> > The release will also allow to be able to package base!
> > regards,
> > Bapt
> Naming the option 'AUTOMERGE' when it stops the automatic merging, seems
> like a really bad idea. Either make it AUTOMERGE=false or NOAUTHMERGE or
The default it automerge: true you have to change it to automerge: false to
prevent it to work
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