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Re: pkgsrc.tar vs pkgsrc-2020Q1.tar
On Sat, 18 Apr 2020 15:11:43 +0100
Jonathan Perkin <jperkin%joyent.com@localhost> wrote:
> * 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. - www.joyent.com
Thanks for that. This is pretty much what I was thinking.
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