Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Rene Hexel <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/04/2004 14:06:23
On 04/01/2004, at 1:24 PM, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:

> So I posted a few messages about this 500 package bump to the list 
> ahead
> of time (in November and December). Why didn't anyone suggest anything 
> or
> complain before?

   As always, people only complain when they get stung, not when there
still is time to do something about it ;-)

> PKGREVISION has been used same way many times before. And I was asked 
> to
> do it again.

   Yes, this has been a tendency recently.  I don't think that your
particular bump was any worse -- it's just that this is the nth
time I had to recompile a huge portion of my packages collection
for no reason.

> This reminds me of the funny Wedding Singer movie: "Once again, things
> that could have been brought to my attention yesterday!" :)

   I'm not saying "undo it" -- but maybe we can use this to get us
closer to a solution.