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Re: misc/54581: Issues building NetBSD-9 under NetBSD-5.2

The following reply was made to PR misc/54581; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Kamil Rytarowski <>
To: Robert Elz <kre%munnari.OZ.AU@localhost>
Subject: Re: misc/54581: Issues building NetBSD-9 under NetBSD-5.2
Date: Sun, 29 Sep 2019 03:36:37 +0200

 On 29.09.2019 03:16, Robert Elz wrote:
 >     Date:        Sat, 28 Sep 2019 19:30:01 +0000 (UTC)
 >     From:        Kamil Rytarowski <>
 >     Message-ID:  <>
 >   |  Is there any reason to pick this legacy form instead of the current=
 > Have all the fixes to the broken __CTASSERT uses (the ones that needed
 > fixing for the build to work with the current __CTASSERT()) been pullled
 > up to everything that it is possible to build and which contained the
 > broken versions?
 Pulled up to -9? No and I do not plan to do it.
 > If not, using the old one (or simply a dummy do-nothing version) when
 > building on an ancient system which has no __CTASSERT() at all) is going
 > to be needed.
 > kre
 If we want to commit new code it is better to add __CTASSERT(9) in new
 style to HEAD and submit pull-request with a different version for -9.

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