Subject: Re: Using binary packages on different NetBSD versions.
From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/10/2000 09:56:11
On Thu, 10 Feb 2000, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 10, 2000 at 12:34:00AM +0000, David Brownlee wrote:
> > AFAIK binary packages should be compatible across
> > 1.3 1.3.1 1.3.2
> > and
> > 1.4 1.4.1 1.4.2
> > but we dont go out of our way to mention this.
> Is this really true ?
> If so why do we have a packages/1.4 and packages/1.4.1 on the ftp server ?
> Just using packages/1.4.x would make maintenance of binary packages easier.
is there any possible issue with pkgs having been linked with a static lib
that may have had a bug in it that was fixed in newer releases?