what next for the pkg_install rewrite

jhell jhell at DataIX.net
Fri Aug 20 03:17:27 UTC 2010

On 08/19/2010 17:45, Thierry Thomas wrote:
> Le Jeu 19 aoû 10 à 23:24:10 +0200, jhell <jhell at DataIX.net>
>  écrivait :
>> 	As well I would also like to see something done about packages that
>> don't need to be upgraded because they are neither platform or arch
>> dependent but yet they are upgraded due to being listed as a dependent
>> of another port that needs to be upgraded. For example any package that
>> may be type shell script does not need updating due to a major lib
>> version bump of for say libpng.
> For this purpose, it's already possible to check if the port set
> Regards,

Ah then to my understanding, port/pkg upgrade tools do not have any way
currently implemented that checks for this to skip those or
PORT_REVISION bumps are being made on those at the time a shlib major
version bump happens or both.

Thanks for your reply.



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