[csw-maintainers] berkeleydb saga

Philip Brown phil at bolthole.com
Thu Sep 3 19:13:18 CEST 2009

On Thu, Sep 3, 2009 at 9:49 AM, Dagobert Michelsen<dam at opencsw.org> wrote:
> Hi Phil,
> Am 03.09.2009 um 18:33 schrieb Philip Brown:
>> Well, there is ONE reason to do it "the standard way":
>> new packages, tend to follow the pattern of older packages.
> The bdb4x packages will most certainly never get an update. The
> only package to be updated would be bdb4, which already contains
> 4.7.x, so no worries there.

my point being, that someone updating bdb4, in the distant future, may
see the old, versioned packages, and think, "oh ok, I'd better follow
the existing 'standard' for berkeleydb, and make a separate, new,
berkeleydb4.8 package"

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