Package freeze

Robert Connolly robert at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat Oct 18 20:05:00 PDT 2008


On Saturday October 18 2008 10:54:01 pm Robert Connolly wrote:
> On Saturday October 18 2008 10:10:57 pm Bryan Kadzban wrote:
> > >> 2247	Texinfo 4.13a ( repackage due to maintainer error )
> >
> > I just pulled down texinfo-4.13a.tar.gz and texinfo-4.13.tar.gz -- and
> > their md5sums are *identical*.  Extracting each into its own directory
> > also shows no differences (via diff -ur).
> >
> > I don't think there's any reason to change the version in the book.
> > Either the 4.13a tarball got released with the same bug, or the 4.13
> > tarball got updated as well as pushing out a 4.13a.  *shrug*
>
> This is not the first time Texinfo has releases a new version and changed
> the checksum on the previous version. Last time it was because of updated
> license files. Check the diffs if you like.

Pardon me. The last time this happened was with Inetutils:
http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/~robert/inetutils-1.5-v1_v2.diff.bz2

robert
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