Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/devel/gmake
To: None <>
From: Alistair Crooks <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/09/2004 14:47:33
On Mon, Feb 09, 2004 at 01:39:11PM +0100, Thomas Klausner wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 09, 2004 at 09:08:35AM +0000, Alistair Crooks wrote:
> > We are hardly limiting ourselves by using a distfile that is less
> > than 300K larger than another distfile. But we have also been, by
> > nature, conservative in the things we do in pkgsrc, and going out
> > and inviting trouble has never been one of the things that I do
> > on behalf of all the pkgsrc users out there.
> I think you're overreacting, and I would have preferred to
> handle that problem if we ever got to it.
> On the other hand, I want to avoid useless discussions,
> and I feel that I'm very much into one of those again,
> so I backed the change out. End-of-discussion for me.

Oh for a world where every platform's gzip understands bzip2 files.

Indeed - end of discussion from here, too.

Thanks for making the change.

Alistair Crooks <>