Ports with same name
dougb at FreeBSD.org
Tue Mar 9 23:15:41 UTC 2010
On 3/9/2010 11:01 AM, Charlie Kester wrote:
> Could be a problem for tools like portmaster that allow the user to
> specify the port name only, rather than category/portname.
That only works for installed ports, FYI.
> If a user has both gags installed and then runs "portmaster gag", how
> should portmaster resolve the ambiguity?
It won't, it will upgrade them both.
OTOH, 2 ports with the same UNIQUENAME would be a problem for portmaster
since it stores information about installed distfiles in /var/db/ports.
... and that's just a little bit of history repeating.
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