Ports with version numbers going backwards: lang/ifc

Oliver Eikemeier eikemeier at fillmore-labs.com
Tue Jul 6 15:34:02 PDT 2004


> Brian Reichert wrote:
>
>> On Tue, Jul 06, 2004 at 01:41:18PM -0400, chkversion wrote:
>>> ** The following ports have a version number that sorts before a 
>>> previous one **
>>> ...
>>> - *lang/ifc* <maho at FreeBSD.org>: ifc-8.0.046.p049.1 < ifc-8.0.046
>>
>> How is this sort being done? ...

Btw, error like these are detected by portlint if you have a recent 
INDEX or run chkversion.

-Oliver



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