Warning: Line X seems to hardcode the version number, consider using ${version} instead

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Wed Jan 6 08:59:11 PST 2010

On Jan 6, 2010, at 10:06, nox wrote:

> Is there anyone strongly against the idea of moving this warning to the nitpicking ones? Every lint report I've received with this warning so far has been a false positive (e.g. docbook-xml-5.0).

I don't know. I do agree it could stand to be refined somewhat. In the case of docbook-xml-5.0, it complains that the version (5.0) is part of the "name" line; we could grant an exclusion for that line. And in the case of graphviz-oldgui, the version is an integer (16) which appears in several unrelated places in the portfile (as part of a checksum, and of "rmd160", and of "UTF-16"); here I was thinking of skipping the check unless version isn't an integer.

I don't think it needs to be our goal that every port passes every lint test; some of the things it says are just suggestions. But I agree it's annoying to repeatedly receive the same lint reports by email for things one has decided not to fix.

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