Bug 222598

Summary: ports-mgmt/pkg does not propperly pars the +MANIFEST yaml
Product: Ports & Packages Reporter: Heinz N. Gies <heinz>
Component: Individual Port(s)Assignee: freebsd-pkg (Nobody) <pkg>
Status: Closed Works As Intended    
Severity: Affects Some People CC: arved
Priority: ---    
Version: Latest   
Hardware: Any   
OS: Any   

Description Heinz N. Gies 2017-09-25 14:31:21 UTC
based on the documentation of pkgng: https://wiki.freebsd.org/pkgng#Metadata

the +MANIFEST file is a yaml file, however it seems not to be parsed correctly.

Creating a Manifest with a multiline string as comment:

...
comment: |-
  my fancy
  multiline 
  comment
...

will lead pkg info to print:

...
Comment        : |-
...
Comment 1 Baptiste Daroussin freebsd_committer 2020-07-21 20:21:46 UTC
Them manifest is not actually yaml, it used to be at the very early stage but has quickly moved to something else long before 1.0 (this wiki page is outdated sorry)