Subject: Re: Pull-ups to the 2004Q1 branch (was: CVS commit: pkgsrc/multimedia)
To: Ingolf Steinbach <>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 04/07/2004 16:55:05
On Wed, Apr 07, 2004 at 04:41:54PM +0200, Ingolf Steinbach wrote:
> Thomas Klausner wrote:
> > Module Name:	pkgsrc
> > Committed By:	wiz
> > Date:		Wed Mar 31 13:23:27 UTC 2004
> [...]
> > Fix remotely exploitable buffer overflow.
> What is the procedure to request pull-ups of changes like the
> above one to the 2004Q1 branch? I have seen several fixes
> of packages in the trunk after the end of the freeze, but nothing
> has been pulled-up yet.
> Should these requests be send-pr'ed? Who is responsible for
> sending the PR? IMO, that each time a fix is committed to the
> trunk, the same committer requests a pull-up (at least if it
> is really just a fix, not a version upgrade with new features).

You can look at to see if the request is
already done.  If not, IMHO, you should contact the developer who did
the original commit and ask him to issue a pullup request.


Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
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