Incorrect version comparison

Stanislav Sedov stas at
Thu Apr 5 06:51:40 UTC 2007

On Wed, 4 Apr 2007 21:10:21 +0200
Marcus Ahlberg <ahlbergm at> mentioned:

> My daily cronscript reported this morning that there was a new
> version of ruby+pthreads:
> ruby+pthreads-,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 of outdated ports.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-,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 It appears that (1.8.6,1) has been replaced by (1.8.6) during the day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?

Try to update your ports tree. This should be ok now.

Stanislav Sedov
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