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Re: 2.12.3 source tarball changed (back in january)

From: Patrick McCarty
Subject: Re: 2.12.3 source tarball changed (back in january)
Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2010 14:29:02 -0700


On Mon, Aug 30, 2010 at 11:53 AM, Matthias Kilian
<address@hidden> wrote:
> a fellow openbsd developer noticed that the 2.12.3 source tarball
> (
> differs from the same version from late december (december, 20th,
> I think).
> Please avoid such changes in the future, they make the live of
> port/packages maintainers very hard, because checksums are changing,
> mirrors of the source tarballs have to be noticed etc.

We released 2.12.3-1 on 15 Dec 2009 and 2.12.3-2 on 12 Jan 2010, so
this would account for the checksum change.

We could potentially avoid this issue by appending build numbers to
the source tarballs.  What do you think?


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