Subject: Re: Removing obsolete packages
To: grant beattie <grant@NetBSD.org>
From: Krister Walfridsson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/14/2004 00:36:45
On Sun, 13 Jun 2004, grant beattie wrote:
> On Wed, May 19, 2004 at 12:16:55AM +0200, Krister Walfridsson wrote:
> > x11/lesstif12
> > This package is only used by www/Mosaic, it's huge, and not
> > maintained. OpenMotif lately supports most programs written
> > for Motif1.2 anyhow.
> this package was removed while there are still a number of references
> to it, namely motif.buildlink3.mk and many of the defs.OPSYS.mk files.
Oops. I forgot about those...
> I don't know much about the different motif implementations - is pkgsrc
> support for motif 1.2 gone now? is 2.0 fully backward compatible for
> apps which need it? should all motif 1.2 pkg references be changed to
> something else?
There are, as far I can see, no package that requests motif 1.2, so I
think it is safe to remove all support from pkgsrc...
I'll do that on Thursday, unless someone has good reasons against