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Re: PR/48194 CVS commit: pkgsrc/pkgtools/pkg_install/files/lib

The following reply was made to PR pkg/48194; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Pierre Pronchery <>
To: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
Subject: Re: PR/48194 CVS commit: pkgsrc/pkgtools/pkg_install/files/lib
Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2013 19:00:56 +0200

 On 11/09/2013 18:41, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
 > On Wed, Sep 11, 2013 at 02:30:01PM +0000, Pierre Pronchery wrote:
 >>  now that I have pushed the change to both pkgsrc and src, I would like
 >>  to ask about version handling and the PKGTOOLS_REQD variable. I believe
 >>  the "latest version required for correct pkgsrc operation" includes this
 >>  patch, since it was impossible so far to even simply extract signed
 >>  packages reliably.
 > Given that noone has used signed binary as evident by the lack of bug
 > reports, I object to the bump at this point in time.
 ...which in turn, means that it blocks people from even trying it. If we
 keep going that pace, it will never be used ever.

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