Proposal for new UPDATING format
demelier.david at gmail.com
Fri Aug 20 17:13:36 UTC 2010
2010/8/19 Andres Perera <andres.perera at zoho.com>:
> The idea is to add a VERSION field so that automated tools can display
> the entries prior performing the actual upgrade.
> Filtering by date isn't exact enough, so the new field will correspond
> with the first version of the port were the "problem" occurs.
> Without getting into implementation details, the port management tools
> could use a line similar to::
> % pkg_updating clang-1.2
> Matching the version with whatever it's installing...
Not a bad idea, the problem is that the file UPDATING does not speak
always for a package, sometime it's just some information that are not
specific to a package.
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