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Re: [HEADSUP] Removing vulnerable packages
>>> gdb: this is to provide gdb for platforms other than NetBSD, which
>>> don't already have it native? It seems like there's little call for
>>> this and thus ok to remove, but perhaps
> I didn't mean to speak up for the gdb package. I don't understand it's
> purpose, as the in-tree gdb seems better for NetBSD.
JFYI. At work I was using gdb from pkgsrc for many years due to problems
with native gdb from Debian/etch. It segfaulted in some tricky
situations. devel/gdb worked just perfectly. So, I'd say this package
is very useful but it needs to be updated.
Best regards, Aleksey Cheusov.
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