HEADS UP: Latest round of bsd.*.mk changes

Dag-ErlingSmørgrav des at des.no
Wed Feb 4 16:06:48 PST 2004

Ade Lovett <ade at FreeBSD.org> writes:
> On Tue, 2004-02-03 at 21:09, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
>> Description: The /var/db/port.mkversion file never really took off,
>> and is now very obsolete.  Replace the code used to generate and
>> check this file with a simple OSVERSION check.  The ports system
>> now requires FreeBSD 4.3 or higher.
> Hrm.  Did a change in policy go through somewhere?

Nothing has really changed.  With port.mkversion, we didn't support
systems installed prior to the date 4.3 was released (regardless of
what version they actually were).  Now we just don't support anything
older than 4.3 (regardless of when it was installed).

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at des.no

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