Incorrect version comparison
yasu at utahime.org
Thu Apr 5 00:38:23 UTC 2007
From: Kris Kennaway <kris at obsecurity.org>
Subject: Re: Incorrect version comparison
Date: Wed, 4 Apr 2007 15:34:43 -0400
> > My daily cronscript reported this morning that there was a new
> > version of ruby+pthreads:
> > ruby+pthreads-18.104.22.168,1 < needs updating (index has
> > 1.8.6,1)
> > However, when I was about to upgrade it, it didn't appear in the list
> > of outdated ports. Instead I saw this output from portversion:
> > ruby+pthreads-22.214.171.124,1 > succeeds port (port has 1.8.6)
> > It appears that (1.8.6,1) has been replaced by (1.8.6) during the day
> > and this has inaccurately taged my (1.8.5)-installation as newer than
> > the one in ports. What might be the cause of this?
> Someone mistakenly dropped the portepoch from the port?
I sent PR of this problem (ports/111209) but idea of fixing seems
wrong (or does not work as is expected).
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