Subject: Re: pkgsrc: p5-GD core dumps on sparc32
To: Gert Doering <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/09/2004 11:34:58
In article <>, (Gert Doering) writes:
> From some other mails on this list, I'm wondering whether I should 
> "open a PR" on this.  Which is something I've never done, so I could
> use some advice - like "can anybody do this?" and "is there some sort
> of how-to document to open PRs without stepping on anyone's toes?"
> (I've read 'man send-pr').

I suggest it would be productive to open a PR, especially now that it's
understood where the problem is. If nothing else, it might provide
ammunition to make perl threaded on all platforms at some point in the

"send-pr" uses "sendmail -oi -t" internally, same as "mail", so assuming
that that works on your system, all you have to do is type "send-pr" to
open the form in "vi" (or ${EDITOR}) complete it, save, and it'll be on
its way. Anyone can submit a PR. If sendmail is not set up on your system,
there's a web interface. Here's a little more on PR's, including a link
to the web interface: