graphics/png status, when will 1.5.13 appear in ports?
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Tue Oct 16 09:18:12 UTC 2012
> > > I didn't realize the FreeBSD ports people would be so cautious with png.
> > [5810 eitan at radar ~ ]%grep png-1.5 -c /usr/ports/INDEX-10
> > 6036
> > might help explain why. :)
> > Eitan Adler
> I don't have INDEX-10, but ran
> grep png-1.5 -c /BETA1/usr/ports/INDEX-9
> and got 6032.
> Does that mean so many ports depend on png-1.5?
> I guess they don't want to risk the small chance of png-1.5.13 breaking a
> whole lot of ports?
Yes, that's the reason. The ports tree has stability targets, freshness
targets and time targets (like getting a RELEASE out), and probably
some other targets as well.
Sometimes, one target looses against one of the others.
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