[port update] print/foomatic-db; how to name the package with the current date

Michael Nottebrock 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
> information
> (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.

   ,_,   | Michael Nottebrock               | lofi at freebsd.org
 (/^ ^\) | FreeBSD - The Power to Serve     | http://www.freebsd.org
   \u/   | K Desktop Environment on FreeBSD | http://freebsd.kde.org
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 187 bytes
Desc: not available
Url : http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-ports/attachments/20050305/05439036/attachment.bin

More information about the freebsd-ports mailing list