DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2009-09
Re: 2.0 packages being removed from avalon
On Tue, 22 Sep 2009 09:05:40 -0400 (EDT), Justin C. Sherrill wrote:
> Since 2.4 is out, and we'll have binary pkgsrc packages for it soon, the
> 2.0 packages are due to be removed. If this will cause you trouble,
> please speak up.
> The plan is to keep packages for the current release (2.4) and the
> previous release (2.2), which gives us a binary package retention
> schedule of about a year.
If possible, I would recommend (and request) keeping packages available
for at least two previous releases rather than just one.
I just finally upgraded my work station to 2.2.1 finally from 1.10.1
only about a week ago and we still have other work stations around here
that are running 1.10.x. In fact, our firewall/misc server is still
running 1.8.0-RELEASE. A lot of our machines get pretty old because
lack of time and necessity to upgrading them. You know the adage:
"If it ain't broke, don't fix it".
By the way, I cannot get to the package directories to any previous
release on any of the mirrors today. I just get
error 550 "Permission denied".
I was trying to access the 2.2.1 packages. I tried
On chlamydia I can get to the DragonFly-2.3.1 directory but nothing
older. On theshell, the only directory I seem to be able to access is