Subject: Re: inflation of PKGREVISION bumps [was Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc]
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Thomas Klausner <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/04/2004 16:01:59
On Sun, Jan 04, 2004 at 02:19:09PM +0100, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> >    If somebody has gripes with the fact that there now may
> > suddenly be two xpaint-2.7.0 binary packages built against
> > different versions of tiff (and that there should really
> > be an xpaint-2.7.0nb1 package), this is not a problem:
> > We can still bump PKGREVISIONs to indicate that the two
> > xpaint versions were built against different versions of
> > tiff if we want to.
> I'd rather say put the binary pkgs into different dirs then, on nbftp.
> Mixing binary pkgs from different times is really a pain and should be
> avoided (that's why I try to only upload complete bulk build results).

The point of the PKGREVISION bumps is exactly that there is _no_
problem in mixing binary packages from different build times!