Re: [PATCH] Allow % as wildcard in the end of PREFERRED_VERSION_pkg

Martin Jansa

On Mon, Sep 14, 2009 at 01:39:50PM -0300, Otavio Salvador wrote:
I personally like the idea but could you make clear your usercase?
I had problem when using _git or _svn versions with AUTOREV.

When there is SRCREV or SRCPV in PV of that bb file you would like to use then
you need to update PREFERRED_VERSION_pkg with every new commit or just
make sure that _git or _svn version has highest DEFAULT_PREFERENCE.

Setting DEFAULT_PREFERENCE to -1 in all non _git bb files is bad,
because then every distro using that package will get, in
contrast to setting PREFERRED_VERSION_pkg for just one distro or machine.

With this wildcard I can set ie
PREFERRED_VERSION_xserver-xorg = "1.6.999+git%"
and there is only one xserver-xorg with PV="1.6.999+gitr${SRCPV}" in my

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