Port Version Numbering Question

Pav Lucistnik pav at FreeBSD.org
Wed Nov 9 11:28:00 PST 2005

Mark Kane píše v st 09. 11. 2005 v 13:19 -0600:
> Hi everyone. I'm nearing completion of my second FreeBSD port, however I
> have a quick question about a version number.
> The version as the author released it is "0.2.6-3". Since this is a new
> port to the FreeBSD ports collection and there was no "0.2.6-1" or
> "0.2.6-2" of this software actually released, I'm not sure if I should
> use PORTREVISION to call it "0.2.6_3" or if I should simply use
> PORTVERSION to call it "". If neither are correct then how would
> I do this properly?

Distfile version -> PORTVERSION
Changes to port without distfile update -> PORTREVISION

So, ideally, you want Also take look at DISTVERSION macro.

Pav Lucistnik <pav at oook.cz>
              <pav at FreeBSD.org>

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