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Re: pkg/48375: etckeeper fails to run with /bin/sh
The following reply was made to PR pkg/48375; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg%britannica.bec.de@localhost>
Subject: Re: pkg/48375: etckeeper fails to run with /bin/sh
Date: Sun, 10 Nov 2013 15:17:04 +0100
On Sun, Nov 10, 2013 at 03:50:01AM +0000, Robert Elz wrote:
> The following reply was made to PR pkg/48375; it has been noted by GNATS.
> From: Robert Elz <kre%munnari.OZ.AU@localhost>
> To: gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost
> Subject: Re: pkg/48375: etckeeper fails to run with /bin/sh
> Date: Sun, 10 Nov 2013 10:45:40 +0700
> Date: Sun, 10 Nov 2013 01:45:01 +0000 (UTC)
> From: Aleksej Saushev <asau%inbox.ru@localhost>
> Message-ID: <20131110014501.74ECBA61B1%mollari.NetBSD.org@localhost>
> | PR bin/48312.
> | The fix should be pulled into supported versions rather.
> That is not a solution to the PR in the Subject. By all means, fix
> (already done) and pull up (not sure on that) the fix, but pkgsrc neither
> can nor should rely upon that, it needs to work even on older broken
I completely disagree with you. Other Operating Systems are completely
irrelevant in this context. Consider the latest point release whatever
we try to support and to a degree the matching release branch. I find
the attitude of "everything must work around the bugs in .0" very
unproductive, especially if the result is an accumulation of workarounds
in random programs that likely will never get cleaned up and just create
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