Re: slinkcd v 0.95 m68k & Alpha organization
James Troup writes:
>firstname.lastname@example.org (Steve McIntyre) writes:
>> In article <19981229151947.B16566@janux> you write:
>> >On Fri 25 Dec 1998, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
>> > It's apparently including contrib, non-free and non-us, and those
>> > haven't been receiving much attention (at least on alpha). I get
>> > 2238 i386 versus 2054 alpha for main. 67 of those 2238 are
>> > "oldlibs", which we don't need on alpha.
>> I'm running another test now on open; I'll get back to you again
>> with the results from that, bearing these in mind.
>Hmm; how does what your doing differ from Paul's diff (if that's the
>correct name, I forget, sorry) or Quinn diff
I'm not sure what you two are doing, exactly. I noticed that the m68k and
alpha disc image sizes were _much_ smaller than those for i386, so I'm
just grabbing a list of the packages (not even checking the versions) in
slink for each architecture. The comparisons are what I'm listing...
>[Uh, okay, I don't bother running quinn diff on anything other than
>main for religious reasons, but even so...]
So I presume the quinn diff lists any differences including versions?
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