[vbox-dev] Silent replaces of VirtualBox packages

Frank Mehnert Frank.Mehnert at Sun.COM
Thu Nov 5 15:29:54 GMT 2009

On Thursday 05 November 2009, Alexey Eremenko wrote:
> The VirtualBox team often silently replaces packages without mention.
> The users having trouble in keeping up with this.
> First time it was in v2.x where Windows package lacked docs, now with
> 3.0.10, where it failed to use software virtualization, and recently
> again with 3.0.10 on Solaris hosts. I know that with the complexity of
> VirtualBox it is hard to make releases bug free, but...
> *Please* *Please* *Please* -- make those replacements more
> transparent. Something like: v3.0.10->v3.0.10a or v3.0.10.1

The 3.0.10 package was replaced before it was actually released
(no version update notification yet, no announcement yet). And
the new packages got a new build number.

Kind regards,

Dr.-Ing. Frank Mehnert

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