[blfs-dev] [BLFS Trac] #3413: CUPS 1.6.1

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sat Aug 4 07:19:58 PDT 2012


Tobias Gasser wrote:
> Armin K. schrieb:
>
>> Well, those are snapshots, and are always named after the current day,
>> ie for today, package name is foomatic-db-4.0-20120803.tar.gz. There are
>> also two files, foomatic-db-4.0-current.tar.gz and
>> foomatic-db-current.tar.gz, which are possibly symlinks to
>> date-versioned one. I guess we could use -current, but ... If some
>> change occours, we might not be prepared. That's why I asked to have
>> some snapshot on the servers and write and/or correct instructions for
>> that one only.
>
> i'd vote for using the original -current.
>
> as these packages are just printer definitions, there is a very low
> probability to have any issues with an update.

A note about -current may be reasonable, but we need to have a constant 
file with a fixed md5sum as the main reference.

   -- Bruce




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