Subject: Re: fix for databases/rrdtool
To: NetBSD Packages Technical Discussion List <tech-pkg@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/28/2000 16:29:10
On Mon, 28 Feb 2000, Greg A. Woods wrote:

> [ On Monday, February 28, 2000 at 10:21:56 (-0800), Berndt Josef Wulf wrote: ]
> > Subject: Re: fix for databases/rrdtool
> >
> > Let me know about the final outcome on this discussion. I will not be
> > interested in supporting rrdtool in future if it means to revert
> > back to the libraries supplied with the package.
> That would indicate that you find some clear and direct benefit from
> upgrading them -- something perhaps that those of us actually using
> RRDtool as distributed either don't know about or are not so worried
> about.  Can you elaborate please on what those reasons might be?

That's not fair. The package maintainers are trying to put together a
coherent system from disparate sources. I understand why developers
might eschew shared libraries, but their problem is not our problem.
If anyone would rather use the distributed RRDtool, he's free to do so.