New version of PyGreSQL

Scot Hetzel swhetzel at
Fri Jan 4 18:44:58 UTC 2013

On Thu, Jan 3, 2013 at 12:18 PM, D'Arcy J.M. Cain <darcy at> wrote:
> On Thu, 03 Jan 2013 21:50:01 +0400
> Ruslan Makhmatkhanov <cvs-src at> wrote:
>> D'Arcy J.M. Cain wrote on 03.01.2013 18:14:
>> > Version 4.1 of PyGreSQL has just been released.  I think the
>> > following will update your Makefile:
>> The port was just updated, thank you for heads up. You may point your
>> users here: for
>> FreeBSD-specific install instructions.
> I see that you call it 4.1,1.  Do you always have a PORTEPOCH?  I know
> that NetBSD (where I am also a developer) only set the PKGREVISION
> variable when the original commit for a version is modified.

>From Mk/

# PORTREVISION - Version of port. Optional. Commonly used to indicate
#                        that an update has happened that affects the port
#                        framework itself, but not the distributed software
#                        (e.g., local patches or Makefile changes).
# PORTEPOCH - Optional. In certain odd cases, the PORTREVISION logic
#                        can be fooled by ports that appear to go backwards
#                        numerically (e.g. if port-0.3 is newer than port-1998).
#                        In this case, incrementing PORTEPOCH forces
the revision.
#                        Default: 0 (no effect).


We use PORTEPOCH as noted in the above comment, or when a port has
gone backwards in revision for some reason.  This allows us to do
things like:

3.0 < 3.0-1 < 2.9-7,1 < 3.1,1 < 3.0,2

Once PORTEPOCH is added to a port, it can't be removed.  As it would
cause the package version to go backwards.


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