Difference between package-1.0 and package-1.0p0 - BSD

This is a discussion on Difference between package-1.0 and package-1.0p0 - BSD ; Hi, I'm installing some packages, but I don't understand what does p... implicates. For examples, there are different packages for Mozilla Firefox 1.0.6: mozilla-firefox-1.0.6.tgz mozilla-firefox-1.0.6p0.tgz mozilla-firefox-1.0.6p3.tgz What is the difference? Thx,...

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  1. Difference between package-1.0 and package-1.0p0

    Hi, I'm installing some packages, but I don't understand what does p...
    implicates.

    For examples, there are different packages for Mozilla Firefox 1.0.6:

    mozilla-firefox-1.0.6.tgz
    mozilla-firefox-1.0.6p0.tgz
    mozilla-firefox-1.0.6p3.tgz

    What is the difference?

    Thx,


  2. Re: Difference between package-1.0 and package-1.0p0

    adelfino wrote:
    > Hi, I'm installing some packages, but I don't understand what does p...
    > implicates.
    >
    > For examples, there are different packages for Mozilla Firefox 1.0.6:
    >
    > mozilla-firefox-1.0.6.tgz
    > mozilla-firefox-1.0.6p0.tgz
    > mozilla-firefox-1.0.6p3.tgz
    >
    > What is the difference?
    >
    > Thx,


    pN is used when a package is updated but software version remains the
    same. for example packaging fixes, security patches etc.

    use the newest version available.


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