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Re: pkg/45045: pkgtools/bootstrap-mk-files minix support

The following reply was made to PR pkg/45045; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: David Holland <>
Subject: Re: pkg/45045: pkgtools/bootstrap-mk-files minix support
Date: Mon, 8 Aug 2011 03:55:01 +0000

 On Mon, Jun 13, 2011 at 04:45:02PM +0000, Thomas Cort wrote:
  >  > Doing that (and all the cut and paste in the rest of the patch) really
  >  > does not seem like the right approach.
  > I don't quite understand your comment. Several OSes have 3 or 4 of
  > their own files under mods/. Can you elaborate on what the right
  > approach might be?
 Well, I dunno. Apparently cutting and pasting those files and making
 minor changes is standard practice here, but it seems like a horrible
 maintenance nightmare.
 however, since it is apparently current practice, that's our problem
 and not really your problem...
 David A. Holland

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