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Date: 2005-03-25 (20:23)
From: Robert Roessler <roessler@r...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Regarding the 3.08.3 source tarballs...
Damien Doligez wrote:

> On Mar 24, 2005, at 00:33, Robert Roessler wrote:
>> I noticed that the [BZIP2] source tarball was slightly smaller than 
>> that for 3.08.2... how often does software get smaller? :)
>> So I looked over the two trees, and immediately saw that there are 
>> almost 400 *more* files in the newer source tree... but that almost 
>> all of them come from the CVS directories being present in the 3.08.3 
>> source.
> My mistake.  I used the wrong cvs command when preparing the release files.
> I have uploaded a corrected version.  Removing the spurious files makes the
> gzipped archive smaller, but the bzipped one bigger.  Now they are both
> slightly bigger than the 3.08.2 version :-)

Thanks, Damien!  The new distribution source tree now has the same 
counts for the files and directories as 3.08.2 - but is a little 
larger, as you say...

As for why no one else commented on this, maybe it was because they 
were waiting (hint, hint) for the Windows binary distribution(s)? :)

But seriously, it has been more than a week now - the MacOS X binary 
distribution is even there already...

Robert Roessler