UPDATING - needs updating?

Ion-Mihai Tetcu itetcu at people.tecnik93.com
Mon Nov 21 20:57:46 GMT 2005

On Mon, 21 Nov 2005 14:13:35 -0500
Wesley Shields <wxs at csh.rit.edu> wrote:

> On Mon, Nov 21, 2005 at 08:39:55AM -0800, Vizion wrote:
> > Hi
> > 
> > I have noticed that some earlier notices relating to some ports  in
> > UPDATING appear as though they have been made out of data by newer
> > notices (e.g  kde 20050804 seems to replace 20050324) and sometimes
> > the instructions conflict with one another. While I presuime the
> > latest notice always takes precedence I wonder if it would be
> > possible to have notices that are no longer current removed from
> I think this is probably a bad idea, simply from a historical
> perspective.  If I wanted to chase down a bug that was available only
> for a specified time period I would like to know the corresponding
> UPDATING entries.

there are enough old machines out there for which the "old"
instructions still apply; in some cases it might not be able to update
w/o intermediary steps.

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