Misleading directory names

Justin C. Sherrill justin at shiningsilence.com
Tue Sep 28 19:06:39 PDT 2010

On Tue, September 28, 2010 4:31 pm, Antonio Huete Jimenez wrote:
> Justin,
> How would anyone be using amd64 directory for 2.0 if we didn't have it
> back then?

Well, no, but if you think about it for a bit you'll realize it's an
example to show how long support can be needed for some people, not an
history of when packages for amd64 were out.  Nature took its course and
we ended up having to move older pkgsrc binaries anyway because the
archive was getting too big for people to mirror easily.

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