Subject: Re: pkgsrc documentation, digest and undefined reference to `RMD160Init'
To: Matthias Scheler <>
From: D'Arcy J.M. Cain <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/24/2001 07:21:06
Thus spake Matthias Scheler
> In article <>,
> 	"Jeremy C. Reed" <> writes:
> > Is the up-to-date pkgsrc tree really for only NetBSD current?
> No, but it is under development. Each NetBSD release is accompanied by
> a package source snapshot which has been intensly tested and bug fixed.
> What you get as "pkgsrc" via anonymous CVS or SUP on a daily base has
> obviously not gone through such a hardening phase and might have bugs.
> The bottom line is the same as for NetBSD-current: if you can't face
> the heat don't use it.

It should, however, be noted that the packages being distributed have
usually gone through a release process by someone albeit not us.  That
puts pkgsrc packages somewhere between fully NetBSD released and -current.
Still no guaranties but someone has done some testing.

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