Subject: Re: suse_x11 pkg fails due to vulnerability
To: Matthias Buelow <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 02/08/2005 11:21:06
In message <>, Matthias Buelow writes:
>Lubomir Sedlacik wrote:
>> use netbsd-1-6, it's recommended to switch to suse91 packages.
>hmm.. what's the canonical way of making pkgsrc select suse91 instead of 
>73 when pulling in stuff as a dependency?  I see something with 
>SUSE_PREFER* in suse_linux/Makefile.application but that seems to be 
>undocumented and I'm not sure that it's what I want to set.
I ran into that same issue.  I deleted all the pieces, went to 
meta-pkgs/suse9, did a 'make install', and didn't worry about it after 

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