[port update] print/foomatic-db;
how to name the package with the current date
michaelnottebrock at gmx.net
Fri Mar 4 23:06:06 PST 2005
On Friday, 4. March 2005 16:04, Pawel Wieleba wrote:
> Therefore I've got a question.
> As stated on http://www.linuxprinting.org/foomatic.html
> devel/foomatic-db is updated daily, therefore I would like to have an
> up-to-date database during port installation (fetching) on my machine, not
> just the date stated in devel/foomatic-db/Makefile.
> I would like to do this automaticaly and I would like that this
> (meaning date) will be added to the created package name
This isn't a good idea. You don't want a port that dynamically tracks a CVS
branch, since you cannot guarantee that way that it will 1.) build and 2.)
the plist will be correct. Instead, you should choose a fixed date, test with
that very thoroughly (like the present foomatic-db port, which hasn't any
issues I am aware of) and use that.
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