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Re: glibc-2.8 tarballs?
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Allin Cottrell wrote:
> Thanks for the tip. Somehow I feel more comfortable building
> glibc from an "official" versioned tar.gz, though maybe that is
> just superstition on my part.
Tarballs are a completely outdated concept. I've said multiple times
that I won't waste my time on them. Tarballs are static. If I would
have made a 2.8 tarballs then I shortly afterwards would have had to
made 2.8.1 and perhaps more. There are always going to be changes.
That's what appropriately-tagged branches in CVS are for. You take the
latest version of the release branch and you know you have the version
which you are intended to use.
â Ulrich Drepper â Red Hat, Inc. â 444 Castro St â Mountain View, CA â
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