Subject: Re: RECOMMENDED
To: Jaromir Dolecek <jdolecek@NetBSD.org>
From: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/07/2004 10:42:32
On Sun, 7 Nov 2004, Jaromir Dolecek wrote:
> Sigh. I didn't even notice that one. IMHO it has been just wrong
> to do the update that way, certainly wrong to use RECOMMENDED for
> that. The buildlink dependencies should not have been touched at
> all, make replace did not work anyway and mixed system (some pkgs
> done using 'old' libtool and some 'new' libtool) worked okay, so
> there was little point to force package updates.
> Okay - anyone has any problem if I replace IGNORE_RECOMMENDED with
> USE_RECOMMENDED now and reverse the usage, i.e. default to ignore
> them and only use them if explicitly enabled?
Yes. This will mean that many folks won't get necessary security or other
important fixes on a timely basis.
What use is RECOMMENDED if it defaults to ignored?
-- Todd Vierling <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>