Subject: Re: povray
To: Rob Hoopman <>
From: Antti Kantee <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/18/2002 14:00:26
On Sun Aug 18 2002 at 04:27:39 +0200, Rob Hoopman wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been trying to roll an updated package for povray, it finds 
> png/tiff/jpeg during configure, compiles just fine but fails to link 
> properly to png/tiff/jpeg. I've never done a buildlink package before 
> and expected including the appropriate's would take care of 
> this?
> Apart from this the packaging it seems trivial  - If you know what 
> you're doing which I clearly do not :(  -

I've been meaning to do that once our pkgsrc freeze for 1.6 is over.
If there's a send-pr waiting with patches at that time, all the better ;)

> BTW: Is it appropriate/ customary to contact the MAINTAINER with 
> questions regarding upgrading packages?

I personally don't mind, YMMV.

Antti Kantee <>                     Of course he runs NetBSD                
                 "connoisseurs do not chill their malts."