packages-4.11-release coming soon

Kris Kennaway kris at
Tue Jan 11 23:25:56 PST 2005

On Wed, Jan 12, 2005 at 05:17:18PM +1000, jason andrade wrote:
> On Tue, 11 Jan 2005, Ken Smith wrote:
> >The portmgr@ folks say the package builds for the 4.11 release should
> >be finishing up within the next day or two.  There will be new package
> >trees for i386 and alpha (the only architectures supported under 4.X).
> >I don't have an exact number but the size will most likely be close
> >to what the packages-4-stable directory is now, which is:
> >
> >7123260		alpha/packages-4-stable
> >11612220	i386/packages-4-stable
> >
> >(a bit over 7Gb for alpha, a bit over 11.5Gb for i386).
> >
> >So far the release has been on schedule.  The third RC is scheduled
> >for this coming weekend (loaded on ftp-master on the 16th hopefully)
> >with the release scheduled for the following weekend.
> Thanks muchly for the heads up Ken - ~20G will normally take us
> about a week or more to sync :-/
> 11.5G is a significant increase over:
> 7.7G    packages-4.10-release
> any ideas why it may have gone up by ~50% since the last release?

Probably a few dozen openoffice packages and the usual ports
collection growth.

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