Subject: When has a binary package changed?
To: NetBSD Packages Technical Discussion List <tech-pkg@NetBSD.org>
From: Roland Illig <rillig@NetBSD.org>
Date: 11/17/2005 10:18:13
In the current PKGREVISION thread, from time to time there appears the
PKGREVISION should be changed whenever the binary package changes.
In which cases do we consider a binary package to be changed?
Just comparing the checksums of binary.tgz does not work because the
timestamps of the +META files are different for each build.
I see two other possibilities:
1. A file from the PLIST has changed.
2. The behavior of the package has changed.
Maybe there are more.