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Re: long-broken packages (some are removal candidates)

On Sun, Apr 01, 2012 at 11:30:40PM +0000, David Holland wrote:
> converters/p5-MARC-Charset
> Will not build because p5-gdbm is borked on some platforms and/or some
> build environments. It got partly, but not fully, fixed a while back.
> PR 44985. (p5-gdbm should be fixed, not removed.)

See pkgsrc/alng/perl5/distinfo, rev 1.80.

> devel/ArX
> This breaks in various ways and has been failing for ages; the
> underlying problem is that it builds with scons. I'd say it's a
> removal candidate.

tla and ArX are AFAIK effectively dead. The former doesn't create issues

> sysutils/ipw-firmware, sysutils/iwi-firmware, sysutils/iwi-firmware3
> The distfiles for these have been missing for some time. As these are
> things people probably want, Someone(TM) should try to track down what
> happened.

These are fine, but should be re-evaluated once netbsd-4 support is


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