Projects with multiple versions in our ports tree

Doug Barton DougB at
Sat Aug 14 23:53:23 PDT 2004

On Sun, 15 Aug 2004, Jun Kuriyama wrote:

> Ade wrote:

>> One thing that slightly bugs me are ports that effectively include the
>> version number twice, for example:
>> 	cd /usr/ports/dns/bind9 && make -V PKGNAME
>> 	bind9-9.2.3
>> To my mind, that should really read bind-9.2.3, with appropriate
>> LATEST_LINK magic.
> Agreed.

The problem here was that I had users who wanted to be able to do 
'pkg_add -r bind9' and have something useful happen. :)  This is another 
reason why I wanted to have "fooNN" be the real ports, and "foo" be a 
slave port, or what have you.



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