Subject: Re: Does firefox-1.0.1 will be added to pkgsrc-2004Q4 branch?
To: Jan Schaumann <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 03/08/2005 09:31:01
On Tue, 8 Mar 2005, Jan Schaumann wrote:

> > 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.
> Hmm, how would one automate this, though?  The problem with pullup
> requests are that they need to be tested on the stable branch as well as
> on -current.  Not all security fixes can be easily applied without
> modification or other changes being pulled up or merged.  This will
> always require human intervention.

And there's still the unresolved issue of PKGNAME being the same between
branch and HEAD, yet reflecting different functionality because some things
were not pulled up to the branch.

-- Todd Vierling <> <>