port renaming

Matthew Seaman matthew at FreeBSD.org
Thu Jul 16 19:47:32 UTC 2015

On 16/07/2015 18:23, Vsevolod Stakhov wrote:
> So the answer is no: we need a special field in manifests to make
> renaming transparent for pkg and, in turn, for users.

How is a renamed package significantly different to choosing between
alternate packages that could fulfil a dependency?  Doesn't the
'variable dependency' concept already have what you need to handle name



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