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

Jonathan Perkin <> writes:

> * 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.

It might be nice to name that


instead, to make it clear, and avoid collissions if both are downloaded

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