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Re: dependancies and bulk builds

On Sat, May 24, 2008 at 01:27:12AM +0300, Aleksey Cheusov wrote:
> [...]
> Requirement: commits to quarter branches MUST increase package version.
> Otherwise pkg_cmp_summary will not list changed packages.

After more though, I think we can just do rebuilds based on PKGVERSION
for stable branches: when a change to sources or dependancies is made which
would change the resulting binary package, PKGVERSION has to be changed.
Especially for security fixes this is a requirement (otherwise, how do you
know if you have a vulnerable package or not ?)
So if PKGVERSION is the same the resulting binary package would be the same
and there's no need to rebuild it. All other checks can be avoided for
stable branches.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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