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Re: 2.12.3 source tarball changed (back in january)

From: Graham Percival
Subject: Re: 2.12.3 source tarball changed (back in january)
Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2010 22:39:26 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Mon, Aug 30, 2010 at 02:29:02PM -0700, Patrick McCarty wrote:
> 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).
> 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.

In particular, there was some build-related problem (maybe in the
autoconf stuff?) that a packager wanted fixed.  I had thought it
was from one of the BSDs, but maybe the report came from debian.

It seemed silly to make a "2.12.4" release just for a compiling
issue, so we just did a -2.

We'll certainly consider this in the future, although as long as
exists, our only real option is to bump the version number every

- Graham

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