Automatic out-of-dateness checking for base and ports tree
ryandesign at macports.org
Thu Jun 7 18:50:14 PDT 2007
On Jun 7, 2007, at 20:06, Mark Hattam wrote:
> Couldn't a version check be done when a user attempts a
> sudo port install <somesoftware>
> and only if the MacPorts version is up to date, then the install
> goes ahead, otherwise it echoes a "please update" warning?
Something like that is what I was thinking, yes.
However, I wouldn't limit it to "port install"; I'd do it on any
Also, I wouldn't check every time, as that would be an unnecessary
load on the server. That's why I suggested a timestamp file and
checking only once a day, say.
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