Ports with version numbers going backwards: net-p2p/azureus2

Erwin Lansing erwin at FreeBSD.org
Sat Jul 21 18:09:22 UTC 2007

On Sun, Jul 22, 2007 at 01:34:08AM +0800, Rong-En Fan wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 21, 2007 at 05:31:49PM +0000, erwin at FreeBSD.org wrote:
> > ** The following ports have a version number that sorts before a previous one **
> > 
> >  For many package tools to work correctly, it is of utmost importance that
> >  version numbers of a port form a monotonic increasing sequence over time.
> >  Refer to the FreeBSD Porter's Handbook, 'Package Naming Conventions' for
> >  more information. Tools that won't work include pkg_version, portupgrade
> >  and portaudit. A common error is an accidental deletion of PORTEPOCH.
> > 
> >  Please fix any errors as soon as possible.
> As I noted in commit log, this port is just repocopied and not
> connected to build. The is intentional.

The script has no way of knowing this, so I have to edit it's datafiles
by hand afterwards.


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