pkg install issue

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at
Tue Nov 3 16:08:39 UTC 2015

On 2015/11/03 16:00, William A. Mahaffey III wrote:
> Well, that makes good sense :-). Do I discern correctly that
> valgrind-devel is for developing the tool & the other for using the tool
> ? Both pkg-descr's are identical .... TIA & thanks again.

The normal convention in ports is that package 'foo' is the stable
release version which you would be advised to choose unless you have a
specific reason otherwise and 'foo-devel' is some sort of beta or
unstable version that you'ld only want in exceptional circumstances.

Except that frequently 'foo-devel' does not get updated and may even lag
behind 'foo'



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