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Re: question on the quarterly releases
Jonathan Perkin <jperkin%joyent.com@localhost> writes:
> * On 2014-03-19 at 04:17 GMT, Matthew Raspberry wrote:
>> Forgive me if I'm asking a dumb question but I want to confirm this before
>> going any further. Why are the checksums for
>> pub/pkgsrc/pkgsrc-2013Q4/pkgsrc.tar.xz and
>> pub/pkgsrc/pkgsrc-2013Q4/pkgsrc-2013Q4.tar.xz different? I've done some
>> comparisons of the files in each archive and I'm guessing the reason is
>> that the pkgsrc-2013Q4.tar.xz contains the snapshot as it was at the time
>> of release and pkgsrc.tar.xz is the snapshot at the time of release with
>> security and/or stability patches. Is that correct?
We should consider better name for the file, in my opinion.
This question arises rather frequently (not all questions hit the mailing list,
some don't go out of IRC channel).
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