Subject: Re: skill package changes for NetBSD >= 1.5
To: Robert Elz <kre@munnari.OZ.AU>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/26/2000 10:13:40
Robert Elz wrote:

>     Date:        Fri, 23 Jun 2000 17:17:47 +1000
>     From:        Simon Burge <>
>     Message-ID:  <>
>   | Can someone test the patch below on a NetBSD box prior to 1.4Z?
> Works fine on 1.4.2/sparc.


> For all the good intentions, I think the dream of keeping pkgsrc working
> on 1.3 systems has migrated into the sewer (and so is now a pipe dream...)

Not encouraging...

> pps: I did avoid using pkgsrc, and installed your patched version of skill
> on the 1.3.3-KAME/i386 system, and it works there just fine, so I think
> you can safely commit your changes.   If someone ever does retrofit current
> pkgsrc to 1.3*, skill should work OK...

Double thanks!  No NetBSD 0.8 systems lying around? :)