Ports upgrade ....

William A. Mahaffey III wam at hiwaay.net
Wed Apr 20 05:37:10 UTC 2016

On 04/19/16 16:44, Matthew Seaman wrote:
> On 19/04/2016 20:18, William A. Mahaffey III wrote:
>> It brought down almost 14K updates for 3-ish weeks .... I know the ports
>> effort is a feverish hive of productivity, but that sounded a bit high
>> :-) .... Is that number anomalous, maybe coincident w/ new quarter,
>> something else ? More question than problem, but curious. TIA & have a
>> good one.
> Yes.  There was a change to the format of DEPENDS lines which has
> affected every ports Makefile.  However, this does not mean that you'll
> need to recompile every port you have installed -- it doesn't affect the
> output from compiling the port in any way.
> It's coincident with the change of quarter, because modifying all the
> DEPENDS settings in the middle of a quarter would have made it
> impossible subsequently to MFH anything to the quarterly branch.
> 	Cheers,
> 	Matthew

*Boooyah* !!! I pretty much figured as much, just curious ....


	William A. Mahaffey III


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