[meta-freescale] [PATCH v2 2/2] xserver-xorg: Backport 1.14.4 version: bitbake question
otavio at ossystems.com.br
Tue Mar 11 06:52:32 PDT 2014
On Tue, Mar 11, 2014 at 10:38 AM, Javier Viguera
<javier.viguera at digi.com> wrote:
> On 23/02/14 14:23, Otavio Salvador wrote:
>> +# Use an older Xorg version until Vivante provides a valid GL API
>> +PREFERRED_VERSION_xserver-xorg_mx6 = "2:1.14.4"
> Although I know this is not the proper list to ask for bitbake questions I
> think this may be interesting not only for me (we all may learn something).
> Using the above excerpt. Where does the '2:' in front of the version come
> If the version of the package is 1.14.4, why is not?:
> PREFERRED_VERSION_xserver-xorg_mx6 = "1.14.4"
> I'm sure there must be a reason. I want to learn from people more
> experienced than me.
In fact this is a metadata question. It comes from the Package Epoch.
You can see it being defined in the .inc file in the 'PE' variable.
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