pkg install issue

William A. Mahaffey III wam at
Tue Nov 3 16:15:07 UTC 2015

On 11/03/15 10:14, Matthew Seaman wrote:
> 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'
> 	Cheers,
> 	Matthew

Hmmmm .... OK, very well. I do have devel versions of some stuff (QEMU) 
on other boxen (this one, as it happens), I should have remembered that 
:-/. Thanks :-).


	William A. Mahaffey III


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