Ports binary packages
oren.almog at gmail.com
Wed Feb 6 20:05:52 PST 2008
> Oren Almog wrote:
> > > Hi
> > >
> > > When are new binary packages available? Are they compiled only at
> > RELEASEs?
> > No, they are compiled and updated continuously.
> > Kris
> I understand that the RELEASE directory contains only packages that were
> compiled with a specific version was released. Can you explain the
> differences between port directories for stable and current?
> Will I find different packages on
> /pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-7-current and
> /pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-8-current? What about
> /pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-6-stable ?
> I can't find this in the handbook, I apologize in case it's there and I
> missed it.
Ok. I think I just figured out that the only difference is that the
packages were compiled against a specific version such a 7,8,stable, current
etc... So, if a certain package is updated to a new version will it be
compiled for all branches except for releases? How often are packages
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