Subject: Re: suse/linux default package versions
To: grant beattie <>
From: Eric Haszlakiewicz <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/20/2004 11:10:58
On Mon, Sep 20, 2004 at 09:33:13AM +1000, grant beattie wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 16, 2004 at 01:59:47PM -0500, Eric Haszlakiewicz wrote:
> > 	So far, the new libraries seem to work ok for me, but I'm using -current
> > and 2.0.  Does anyone know if they work on 1.6.x?  What has other
> > people's experience with the stability of the new suse packages been?
> about half the time, Firefox/Mozilla/etc. segfault on startup using
> these libraries for me on -current (though admittedly I haven't tried
> it for a while, so maybe the compat_linux bugs have been fixed). I
> observed the same with the Debian pkgs I imported into wip.
> I would prefer that we get the Debian pkgs into pkgsrc and default to
> those, as SuSE have de-supported everything but i386, which is
> inappropriate for pkgsrc.
> If you really want to add a knob to use the suse91 pkgs, do that
> for now instead of making it the default (better the devil we know..)

	ok, given that there might still a few things to shake out with the
linux emul, and that the kernel fixes so far need to be applied to 1.6.x,
I'll leave the default alone for now.