HEADS UP: New bsd.*.mk changes

Oliver Eikemeier eikemeier at fillmore-labs.com
Tue Jan 20 10:04:29 PST 2004

Adam Weinberger wrote:

>>>(01.20.2004 @ 1248 PST): Joe Marcus Clarke said, in 3.9K: <<
>>>Can we at least have
>>>here? It makes sense for all the localized ports, perl, ruby, python, linux
>>>and others.
>>That makes sense...maybe having the whole trifecta is a good idea, too:
>>And what about UNIQUENAME instead of OPTIONSNAME?  This way, it could be
>>used for other purposes.
>>>end of "Re: HEADS UP: New bsd.*.mk changes" from Joe Marcus Clarke <<
> If all you're going for is a unique identifier for each port, this is
> guaranteed unique:
> ${.CURDIR:S@${PORTSDIR}@@:S@/@_ at g}
> x11_gnome2, etc.

Sorry to bring it up again, LATEST_LINK is designed to do what we want, it
has just a stupid name...

Look at
all packages in one directory, no collisions, version independend. It even
survives renaming / category changes.

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