LFS-books on server

ivo van doorn ivd at euronet.nl
Thu Sep 12 07:19:12 PDT 2002


Gerard Beekmans wrote:
> On September 8, 2002 04:06 pm, ivo van doorn wrote:
> 
>>Het guys.
>>I downloaded today the lfs book:
>>LFS-BOOK-CVS-2002-09-07-HTML.tar.bz2
>>
>>But after opening it the book version:
>>
>>2002-09-02
>>
>>was in it...
>>
>>This explained a lot of problems I had with compiling textutils...
> 
> 
> Yes, like others have said. May just been a case of no checkins being done. 
> The index.xml file then still contains the old date. The filename reflects 
> the date & time when the tarball was generated, not the actual contents.
> 
> Now, sometimes changes are made on a day and the tarball you have don't 
> contain those changes. That's a matter of timing. Tarballs are generated 
> daily at 1 AM PDT. CVS commits that same day may be made up to 1 AM the next 
> day. So the tarball won't contain it yet until the next day when the 
> end-of-previous-day snapshot is generated.
> 

I understand it.
Thanks. :)

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