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Re: pkg/45345 (lang/python31 wrongly builds pyexpat)

The following reply was made to PR pkg/45345; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: "OBATA Akio" <>
Subject: Re: pkg/45345 (lang/python31 wrongly builds pyexpat)
Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2011 15:48:34 +0900

 On Tue, 29 Nov 2011 11:55:01 +0900, David Holland 
<> wrote:
 >   >> expat hasn't been updated since long before netbsd-5 shipped.
 >   >
 >   >  It's just a lucky.
 >   >  (for netbsd-4, no releases including fixes for CVE-2009-3560 and 
 > CVE-2009-3720 yet)
 > I didn't realize expat was even in netbsd-4's X11... but apparently it
 >  is.
 > this should be fixed. let's open a fresh PR for it.
 No need to file new PR, just NetBSD-4.0.2 (or 4.1) release is required.
 >   >>>  How do you think about databases/py-sqlite3? it is same situation.
 >   >>>  ${PYLIB}/sqlite3/* exists in base python package, but lack of 
 >   >> I think that's wrong too.
 >   >
 >   >  Then, this issue should be send to upstream first.
 >   >  I think that it is the default behavior of python distribution.
 > I don't think so. Both py-sqlite3 and py-expat are built out of the
 >  main python distfile. And look at the first hunk of
 >  lang/python26/patches/patch-am, which suppresses the standard build of
 >  those and other builtin modules.
 It's just exactly disabling to built those modules, or builtin sqlite3 
libraries may
 be detected (It is not expected behavior).
 OBATA Akio /

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