[LLVMdev] Obsolete PTX is NOT completely removed in 3.2 release
brooks at freebsd.org
Fri Jan 11 12:40:14 PST 2013
On Fri, Jan 11, 2013 at 09:33:17PM +0100, Benjamin Kramer wrote:
> On 11.01.2013, at 21:31, Justin Holewinski <justin.holewinski at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Fri, Jan 11, 2013 at 3:26 PM, Benjamin Kramer <benny.kra at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 11.01.2013, at 07:36, ????????? (Wei-Ren Chen) <chenwj at iis.sinica.edu.tw> wrote:
> > > Hi Pawel,
> > >
> > > PTX already be replaced with NVPTX. However, PTX subdirectory
> > > still sit in lib/Target in 3.2 release. Do you think update the
> > > release tarball is a good idea? Also could you remove it from
> > > the trunk?
> > Please do not, under no circumstances, change the 3.2 release tarballs at this point. They are mirrored around the world now with cryptographic hashes and signatures. Changing them will break things for many people, especially for an extremely minor thing like an empty directory.
> > I'm not sure if Pawel's tarball change should be reverted now as it already caused uproar, so changing it back might only make matters worse.
> > The tarballs were changed?
I finally updated the FreeBSD ports yesterday and today a user
complained about distfile changes. IMO, this revision should be
reverted or all the other BSDs will have to chase checksums as well.
If you really want to remove the directory, ship a 3.2.1 tarball rather
than screwing all the downstream consumers who's infrastructure exists
to detect trojan'd tarballs.
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