Matching a name to a port

Dan Langille dan at
Mon Sep 13 13:21:03 PDT 2004

On Mon, 13 Sep 2004, Jacques A. Vidrine wrote:

> On Mon, Sep 13, 2004 at 02:56:10PM -0400, Dan Langille wrote:
> > FreshPorts knows nothing about ImageMagick-nox11 because there is no such
> > port.  It knows only about ImageMagick, against which commits are made.
> >
> > Proposed approach for FreshPorts: I think FreshPorts will ignore package
> > entries for which it cannot find a corresponding port.  If all packages
> > for a vuln fail to relate to a port, that will be something which
> > justifies further investigation.
> I think that is a reasonable approach.

FYI, I just realised that FreshPorts can only determine the
${PKGNAMEPREFIX}${PORTNAME}${PKGNAMESUFFIX} for existing ports.  This will
exclude ports which have been deleted.  Those values aren't easy to grab.

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