Subject: Re: From PR to pkgsrc
To: NetBSD Packages Technical Discussion List <tech-pkg@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/29/2004 20:32:57
On Wed, 29 Dec 2004, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> > Because it will be easier for _other_ people to review and improve the
> > package.
> Apparently they're going to have to do it anyway, so what's the difference!?!?!?
If you looked at pkgsrc-wip just once you'd know the difference. To wit:
> Also, if "fetching and unpacking" a PR are even a tiny part of the pain
> involved then something's drastically wrong.
That's not it. When in pkgsrc-wip, several folks can arbitrarily look at
the package (be them developers or not!) and fiddle with it in situ.
You *can't do that* with a PR.
-- Todd Vierling <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>