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Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/x11/pixman

On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 01:51:53PM +0100, Matthias Scheler wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 02:45:29PM +0200, Quentin Garnier wrote:
> > > I'm just trying to get "pkgsrc" in shape for Mac OS 10.5.0 which was
> > > released yesterday.
> > 
> > Yeah, well, it's great that you're caring so much about Apple.
> 1.) It is a supported platform in "pkgsrc".

So is NetBSD.  You remember that OS, right?  I'm with Hubert there,
NetBSD should be the platform supported by pkgsrc that's more equal than
the others, not the other way around.

> 2.) If I had not spend a lot of time earlier this year to get native
> support working under Mac OS X your job would be much harder.
>     I've probably already created 75% of the "" files native
> support for NetBSD requires and made substantial improvements
>     to the "x11-links" package.

And I'm grateful about that.  I really am.

> 3.) It was your choice to undertake the work in a branch against my
>     explicit advice. Please don't blame me for the merge problems
>     that will occur as a result.

Yes, I choose to use a branch because I try to respect the work of
others, and I didn't want to take the chance of breaking Mac OS X
support (even though there is nothing I hate more than doing favors to
Apple bend-ov^W^Wcustomers), especially that close to the pkgsrc
release.  (And also because I expected quite a few commits to x11-links
and I didn't want to crank its version up 3 times a day.)

I know you're a good person and you didn't mean any harm, quite the
contrary, so I apologise for reacting so harshly.  But that really
pissed me off, because I did the commit just yesterday, and I'm sure
there's plenty of other stuff that is still needed for the newer and
better version of OSX, but you might not have spotted them because it
just doesn't affect any package you ever build.

And you might want to look at how I did that pixman  One
thing I don't like in the work you've done so far is the fact that the
almost-same is copied all over the place.  This is just not
something I expect from the NetBSD project.

Quentin Garnier - -
"See the look on my face from staying too long in one place
[...] every time the morning breaks I know I'm closer to falling"
KT Tunstall, Saving My Face, Drastic Fantastic, 2007.

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