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Re: pkgsrc quarterly vs. current?

On Mon, Oct 04, 2010 at 08:11:07AM +0000, Thomas Mueller wrote:
> As for distfiles, I believe many sites, open-source developers, would
> take down old versions, thus if one's pkgsrc or FreeBSD ports tree is
> behind the time, the distfiles will have been superseded by newer
> versions.  Once bugs have been discovered and a newer version produced,
> it's logical to take down the older tarballs.

Sorry, but taking down distfiles because you have released a new version
is ridicilous. If you don't have the space to host distfiles for a
reasonable time (including older versions), you should look at a
different content provider. It is not logical to remove older tarballs.


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