Subject: Re: README, Package developers!
To: David Brownlee <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/17/2000 00:30:12
On Thu, 16 Nov 2000, David Brownlee wrote:
> >
> > to their /etc/mk.conf file to enable these extra checks. Thanks!
> 	If all patches in the tree now have zero fuzz, would it make
> 	sense to enable the -F0 by default? When upgrading a package
> 	developers would need to run 'make patch PATCH_FUZZ_FACTOR='
> 	in order to get fuzzy patches to apply, but that is just an
> 	extra reminder that they need to be regenerated :)

Please note that PKG_DEVELOPER triggers something else besides the
fuzzy-patch-bombout. Beyond that, I don't really care - others might.
The worst thing that could happen is that users would see some broken
packages all of a sudden...

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>