Subject: Re: inflation of PKGREVISION bumps [was Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc]
To: Thomas Klausner <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/04/2004 23:08:56
On Sun, 4 Jan 2004, Thomas Klausner wrote:
> > 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!

I thought the point of PKGREVISION was simply to indicate that some change
was made to the pkg (patch, ...), totally unrelated to any of the depends.
But what do I know. :)

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>