Subject: Re: Was Repeated Failures
To: Jason R. Fink <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/28/2000 20:37:53
> This is in reference to the 'elvis port' problem, upon someone's advice (I
> cannot remember who) I am making contact with the author about it to avoid
> maintaining a separate copy and just fix the distfiles.

Would have been me.

Just for the record: contacting the author and making him aware of the
problem is good. But I also sugested leaving the distrib as it is and
applying a patch against the configure script to make it work with the
current distrib. There are lots of precendents...