Bug 222598 - ports-mgmt/pkg does not propperly pars the +MANIFEST yaml
Summary: ports-mgmt/pkg does not propperly pars the +MANIFEST yaml
Status: Closed Works As Intended
Alias: None
Product: Ports & Packages
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Individual Port(s) (show other bugs)
Version: Latest
Hardware: Any Any
: --- Affects Some People
Assignee: freebsd-pkg (Nobody)
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Reported: 2017-09-25 14:31 UTC by Heinz N. Gies
Modified: 2020-07-21 20:21 UTC (History)
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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

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yaml, it used to be at the very early stage but has quickly moved to something else long before 1.0 (this wiki page is outdated sorry)