Subject: Re: /etc/rc.conf and /etc/rc.subr for solaris
To: None <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 04/20/2007 17:57:35
On Fri, Apr 20, 2007 at 04:51:33PM +0100, Mark Blackman wrote:
> So why not just have pkgsrc-wip committers submit stuff straight to  
> pkgsrc,

Because maintainance is easier in pkgsrc-wip and because some patches
are simply not acceptable for pkgsrc. Consider e.g. jdk14 and its
patches for SDDL sources.

> or perhaps pkgsrc-wip permitted to be rather broken for some cases in  
> a way that pkgsrc isn't?

That's a side  fefect :-) It is a playground for new users after all as