Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/multimedia/xine-lib
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: grant beattie <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/30/2004 13:25:12
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On Sat, May 29, 2004 at 08:21:39PM -0700, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:

> > it will create a broken binary package if the PLIST is broken. PLIST
> > changes require a PKGREVISION bump.
> I still don't understand.
> What is a broken binary package?

one whose PLIST does not match its contents.

> The PLIST did not change for NetBSD. It was just done differently.
> There was no package for Linux. It could not be packaged in the first
> place.

that is not necessarily true as there are paths which will allow
creation of broken binary pkgs. since you added a bunch of files to
PLIST.Linux, this also suggests that those files would not have been
included in the binary pkg which is bad.

bumping the PKGREVISION is the safest option.


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