Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/net/ppp-mppe
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Quentin Garnier <>
List: pkgsrc-changes
Date: 10/14/2003 21:46:04
Le Tue, 14 Oct 2003 12:32:32 -0700 (PDT)
Jeremy C. Reed a ecrit :
> On Tue, 14 Oct 2003, Quentin Garnier wrote:
> > 	pkgsrc/net/ppp-mppe: Makefile
> >
> > Log Message:
> > Allow this package to build again (it has to track security/openssl
> > version changes, without need for a PKGREVISION bump, though).
> Will a new (with new openssl) pre-made ppp-mppe package work correctly
> if installed on a system that has old OpenSSL 0.9.6g installed?

Yes. What the package currently does is copying some files over from
OpenSSL's source tree.

I know this is not pretty, but Just Works right now. I doubt changing the
current behaviour will be trivial, thus a freeze is not the right time to
do it anyway.

> Also, maybe this should be ONLY_FOR_PLATFORM NetBSD (since it provides a
> kernel module). (And the DESCR could have s/Loadable Kernel
> module/NetBSD Loadable Kernel module/ so it is described correctly.)

Well, it could also be investigated how one's supposed to make this work
on other systems.

But for the time being, you're right.

Quentin Garnier -
The NetBSD Project -