prt-get with Pkgfile using shells Command Substitution

Johannes Winkelmann jw at
Sat Feb 24 16:16:42 UTC 2007


On Sat, Feb 24, 2007 at 16:39:27 +0100, Matthias Pfeifer wrote:
> Hello,
> i am trying to maintain a port of emacs that accesses the emacs cvs
> repository to
> get the sources. however regarding versioning i was trying to be keen and
> inserted
> version=cvs-$(date %G)
> release=$(date +%j)
> on the long run - giving me a new version each year and a new release
> everyday
> i ask for it. however prt-get was misbehaving and eating more and more
> memory.
A fix for a similar problem was committed to git a while ago; here's the

Could you check whether this fixes the problem your seeing?

HTH, Johannes
Johannes Winkelmann              mailto:jw at
Zurich, Switzerland    

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