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Re: pkg/48077: pkgsrc addition net/minissdpd

The following reply was made to PR pkg/48077; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: David Holland <>
Subject: Re: pkg/48077: pkgsrc addition net/minissdpd
Date: Fri, 2 Aug 2013 05:02:51 +0000

 On Sun, Jul 28, 2013 at 08:20:00PM +0000, Greg wrote:
  >  I presume I should make comments before doing the diff in the changed =
  >  file as source comments... - but I will go read up before any =
  >  resubmission.
 The idea is that every patch is supposed to have comments/description
 in its header.
 Many of the patches in pkgsrc don't, but we're trying to cut down on
  >  NoForkOption - I always add no-fork to daemons because I use runit. I
  >  guess it can be removed and I'll do as with the other daemons, put a
  >  private patch into my localpatches folder.
 Another option is to try to get upstream to take it.
 We generally try to avoid adding miscellaneous changes in pkgsrc,
 because it creates a long-term maintenance problem... as well as
 confusion sometimes when the pkgsrc version diverges from upstream.
 Dunno about the other one.
 David A. Holland

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