Subject: Re: NetBSD 2.0 release date
To: Bill Studenmund <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/09/2003 15:24:33
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On Dec 9, 2003, at 3:20 PM, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> I said "support" as in "we help you do it" as in we keep patches
> and update them as the source package changes. That's pkgsrc, is it
> I'm saying that I don't think we need to impliment a SECOND way of
> track of 3rd party patches in addition to pkgsrc.
My point is that it is TOTALLY unreasonable to require patches to
arbitrary 3rd-party software in order to make their shared libraries
All of that can be avoided by not bumping the major on a select set of
important shared libraries.
It baffles me why people seem to be insisting on looking for a solution
to this problem when the problem can be completely, and almost totally
painlessly, avoided in the first place!
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>
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