Port building cookie files changed?

Edwin Groothuis edwin at mavetju.org
Mon Jul 10 23:30:16 UTC 2006

I have noticed some strange behaviour in the last two weeks which
didn't make sense, but also which wasn't unresolved with a make

In an old ports framework, the cookie files were like this:

In the current framework, the cookie files are like this:

This gives false, or bad, or broken, cookies, because when I rebuild
the same port with a different version number, it thinks it already
has done the patching (and extracting, and building etc).

So... who sneaked this in bsd.port.mk and why?


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