cvs commit: src/release Makefile src/release/scripts

Scott Long scottl at
Fri Sep 8 13:53:23 PDT 2006

Wilko Bulte wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 08, 2006 at 07:54:37PM +0000, Ruslan Ermilov wrote..
>>ru          2006-09-08 19:54:37 UTC
>>  FreeBSD src repository
>>  Modified files:
>>    release              Makefile 
>>    release/scripts 
>>  Log:
>>  Stop cutting the tarball names to eight symbols.  This makes
>>  it possible to e.g. distribute kernels with config names larger
>>  than eight symbols, without the clash.  Previousy, LALALALA
>>  and LALALALA-SMP would be the same tarball.  (I think this
>>  comes from the old days where tarballs were put on the MS-DOS
>>  formatted diskettes.)
> Or non-RockRidge CDs I think.

The unavailability/immaturity of VFAT, RR, and Joliet were all
considerations at the time.


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