[kris@FreeBSD.org: cvs commit: ports/lang/nawk Makefile]
kris at obsecurity.org
Tue Feb 24 18:03:27 PST 2004
On Wed, Feb 25, 2004 at 08:54:11AM +0900, horio shoichi wrote:
> > citusc17# ls -l /usr/ports/distfiles/awk.tar.gz
> > -rw-r--r-- 1 root wheel 85779 Feb 7 13:50 /usr/ports/distfiles/awk.tar.gz
> > Kris
> I meant just that.
> In all ports, porters delay porting the newest one for some time.
> That's acceptable, in many cases necessary, I think.
> Unfortunately, ports without version numbers like this make keeping
> the "correct" sources a little harder, though.
> Marking BROKEN against this sort of trouble makes the retrieval
> of the newer ones difficult. Better turn it off ?
No, the port is broken for anyone who fetches a fresh copy of it. The
BROKEN tag merely documents this: the port must either be fixed to use
the new distfile or changed to fetch an old version of it. That's the
way we do things around here :)
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