Subject: Re: Does firefox-1.0.1 will be added to pkgsrc-2004Q4 branch?
To: NetBSD User's Discussion List <>
From: Hauke Fath <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 03/08/2005 11:51:04
Am 07.03.2005 um 16:37 Uhr -0500 schrieb Greg A. Woods:
>  > This is important.  Given the number of security holes fixed, I think
>>  we'll start seeing exploits very soon.
>And given the intent of the quarterly branches of pkgsrc to provide a
>stable but secure applications baseline I think it would be highly
>desirable to at least try to get the most important security updates
>pulled up on at least two of the most recent quarterly branches, just as
>there are two "maintained" releases of the base OS.

Probably _any_ security related check-in to the pkgsrc trunk should 
automatically trigger a pullup request. ATM, it looks like this 
mostly happens 'on demand' via the tech-pkg list.

Yes, I know, it's a lot of work...


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