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

Dan Ports dports at ambulatoryclam.net
Wed Jan 6 19:59:26 PST 2010

On Wed, Jan 06, 2010 at 09:29:01PM -0600, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> Instead of
> checksums        zsh-4.3.10.tar.bz2 \
> use
> checksums        zsh-${version}.tar.bz2 \

I don't understand this suggestion -- the checksums line is going to
have to be regenerated anyway when the version changes, so why not
hardcode the version number there? It is, after all, the checksum for
zsh-4.3.10.tar.bz2, not any other version of zsh.

Am I missing something?


Dan R. K. Ports                              <dports at ambulatoryclam.net>
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology                     <drkp at mit.edu>
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