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Re: Status of syspkgs


> >> > I had several talks with somebody (who occassionally also
> >> > contributes stuff) about NetBSD's current distribution. All in all,
> >> > his resume was that NetBSD imports too much stuff to base, which is
> >> > then just left there unmaintained.  He reported about security stuff
> >> > not being fixed, but the pkgsrc versions were better maintained.
> >>
> >> Who was that?
> >
> >does the source matter if the criticism is still valid?
> The source may help us to assess whether the criticism is valid. 
> It's one thing to make vague statements about "security stuff 
> not being fixed", but if you don't give examples, and you don't 
> identify yourself as somebody with a track record of making 
> correct statements about security, then your vague statements 
> don't count for much.
I think he was referring to something like this:

Regards, Julian

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