xorg/*7.4.{wget,md5} files

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sun Sep 20 10:05:05 PDT 2009


Wayne Blaszczyk wrote:
> Hi,
> Some time back there was discussion on the xorg/*7.4.{wget,md4} files
> being updated with no proper version control. Has there been any been
> any decision or action point made on this? 

Yes. They are in svn at trunk/auxfiles/xorg.

> Up to this point in time,
> I've been using my own 'snapshot' of Xorg 7.4. But recently I thought I
> rebuild the 'latest version' and things started to break, as it turned
> out, due to outdated wget and md5 files. Are these 7.4 files really
> related to 7.4 Xorg, or are they now a later version?

I'm not sure where you got your files, but DJ has been doing the updates.

> Personally I would prefer to have multiple versions kept with a suffix
> appended to the name to indicated the version, like with the patch
> files. That way as a reader of the 'book' I would know if a change has
> been made.

Agreed.  If you want to change the filenames in book trunk/auxfiles/xorg and 
make the book agree with them, then I'd say go ahead.

   -- Bruce




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