Joshua Root jmr at
Sat May 30 07:30:17 PDT 2009

On 2009-5-31 00:22, Thomas De Contes wrote:
> but is it right, that there is all these different ports ?
> isn't it a design error from the mainainer of all these ports ?

Apparently docbook-xml is not backward compatible, so the older versions
are required by some software. Though it's not terribly elegant that
everything seems to just depend on the docbook-xml port, which pulls in
all of the docbook-xml-X.Y versions.

- Josh

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