Ports with version numbers going backwards: net-p2p/azureus2
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.
Erwin Lansing http://droso.org
Security is like an onion. (o_ _o)
It's made up of several layers \\\_\ /_/// erwin at FreeBSD.org
And it makes you cry. <____) (____> erwin at aauug.dk
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