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Re: pkgsrc.tar vs pkgsrc-2020Q1.tar

* On 2020-04-18 at 15:08 BST, Sad Clouds wrote:

> Hi, what is the difference between various pkgsrc tar files on the ftp
> site? Some were uploaded on March 31, some on Apr 18. Is this to do with
> bug fixes which go into pkgsrc.tar vs pkgsrc-2020Q1.tar? So if I get
> pkgsrc.tar.bz2 from this folder, I'm not getting pkgsrc-current, I'm
> getting stable pkgsrc-2020Q1 with selected bug fixes, is this correct?

pkgsrc-2020Q1.tar.* is an archive of the tag, i.e. when the branch was
created.  pkgsrc.tar.* is an archive of the current state of the
branch, so includes any backports.

Neither of them are pkgsrc-current, that's in the /pub/pkgsrc/current/

Jonathan Perkin  -  Joyent, Inc.  -

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