Subject: Re: tkcvs
To: None <>
From: Laine Stump <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/18/2000 20:17:43
I just noticed that tkcvs 6.3 has been officially released. If there isn't
a normal maintainer for that particular package in pkgsrc, I'd be happy to
create the patches. Should I? If so, I assume I should submit them with
send-pr? Finally, I'm sure this question is answered elsewhere, but what's
the simplest way to generate the list of files that need to be

At 11:40 AM 3/16/00 -0500, Laine Stump wrote:
>At 05:13 PM 3/16/00 +0100, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
>>On Thu, 16 Mar 2000, Laine Stump wrote:
>>> What is the policy concerning updating a package to a beta version (near
>>> as I can tell, this stuff is labelled as beta just because the
>>> maintainer hasn't gotten around to calling it "release")? I think this
>>> would be a worthwhile update to consider, especially since tkcvs-6.0 is
>>> now four years old (!)
>>The usual policy is stability. In that case, if you say that it's stable,
>>upgrading shouldn't be a problem.
>Since I'm not experienced with it, it may be best for a couple other people
>to try it out first. I'd be willing to generate a patchfile for
>pkgsrc/tkcvs if anyone (esp. regular tkcvs users) wants to give it a spin.