Policy on upgrading dependents

Clemens Lang cal at macports.org
Sat May 21 18:39:00 PDT 2011


On Sat, May 21, 2011 at 06:37:04PM -0500, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> > Since we have a GSoC project to remedy this (correct me if i'm
> > wrong) then YES, for the time being let's making your responsibility
> > since it's very temporary.
> It appears I need to acquaint myself better with what's going on with
> GSoC!

You're right, it is my GSoC project to find and rebuild such broken
packages using a command named port rev-upgrade. If I can get it to work
fast enough, we might be running it automatically after each upgrade,
essentially fixing these revbumps once and for all.

Clemens Lang
GSoC Student

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