Subject: Re: same 1.5.3 and 1.6 tagged pkgsrc?
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Dave Burgess <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/11/2002 07:20:49
Quoting "Jeremy C. Reed" <>:

> Will the 1.5.3 and 1.6 pkgsrc be tagged at same time?
> Since it seems like 1.5.3 and 1.6 are close to being released at same
> time, I think it may be useful if they used identical pkgsrc.
> In other words, the packages would have same version numbers. I do
> understand that the packages themselves would be built under they're own
> OS version though.
> But I guess that could be confusing. Because possibly a package built with
> i386 under 1.6 may have same name and version number but be different that
> the 1.5.2 package (with same version).
> Any comments?

The OS where you build the package is moot.

I have servers in every possible version from 1.5 through 1.6_Beta1.  I use 
exactly the same pkgsrc for all of them.  I do mean exactly, too - it is a 
single NFS share.

Dave Burgess
Chief Technology Officer
Nebraska On-Ramp, Inc
Bellevue, NE

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