ports-mgmt/portmaster distfile expression matching
wxs at FreeBSD.org
Sat Jan 16 03:23:46 UTC 2010
On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 09:32:32PM -0500, jhell wrote:
> Hi Doug,
> Recently in upgrading x11-wm/xmonad and x11-wm/xmonad-contrib I had
> noticed that when portmaster asks to delete a distfile, when it asks about
> xmonad-0.9.1 it was also asking to delete the xmonad-contrib-0.9.1 before
> it had even upgraded xmonad-contrib. Is this a problem on portmasters
> behalf or is this on ports structure side ?.
> What do you or anyone else think about each port possibly keeping
> obsolete-distfiles list one much like distinfo but a concatenated list of
> previous distinfo's that had once been used allowing a ( make distclean )
> or something routine to be built into the ports infrastructure to parse
> that file in each port ?
Bad idea. That list will get quite large for some ports.
I believe there is a PR about embedding the distinfo information into
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