Ports with same name

Shaun Amott shaun at FreeBSD.org
Tue Mar 9 18:56:27 UTC 2010

On Tue, Mar 09, 2010 at 10:23:51AM -0500, Steven Kreuzer wrote:
> As documented in http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=ports/144277
> we have two ports with the same name:
> Port:	gag-2.9
> Path:	/usr/ports/security/gag
> Info:	A stacheldraht (DOS attack) agent detector


> Port:	gag-4.9
> Path:	/usr/ports/sysutils/gag
> Info:	Graphical Boot Manager


> I am looking for some advice on whats the best course of action to deal with this.
> My gut feeling is that sysutils/gag should remain the same and that security/gag should be
> renamed to security/gag-stacheldraht.
> Anyone vehemently opposed to this?

The new name sounds reasonable, but it would probably make sense just to
change LATEST_LINK rather than "move" the port.

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