Changeset 31025 for trunk/doc-new


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Timestamp:
Nov 14, 2007, 5:38:07 AM (12 years ago)
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markd@…
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Explain that there is no versioning with the ports collection.

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  • trunk/doc-new/guide/xml/installing.xml

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    132132    package installer unless you do not wish to install it to
    133133    <filename>/opt/local/</filename>, the default MacPorts location, or if you
    134     wish to install a pre-release version of MacPorts. However, if you wish to
    135     install <ulink url="installing.source.multiple">multiple copies of
     134    wish to install a pre-release version of MacPorts base. However, if you
     135    wish to install <ulink url="installing.source.multiple">multiple copies of
    136136    MacPorts</ulink> or install MacPorts on another OS platform, you must
    137137    <link linkend="installing.source">install MacPorts from the source
    138138    code</link>.</para>
     139
     140    <note>
     141      <para>Though a distinction is made between pre-release and release
     142      versions of MacPorts base, the ports collection supports no versioning;
     143      a <link linkend="installing.selfupdate">selfupdate</link> installs the
     144      latest commits from subversion (at a slight delay).</para>
     145    </note>
    139146
    140147    <section id="installing.binary">
     
    166173        immediately after installing MacPorts. If a newer MacPorts base point
    167174        revision has been released before a new package installer has been
    168         made, it is automatically upgraded.</para>
     175        made, it is automatically updated.</para>
    169176      </note>
    170177    </section>
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