Subject: Re: Updating Perl in pkgsrc-2004Q4
To: John Klos <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/07/2005 22:20:15
On Fri, Jan 07, 2005 at 10:56:59AM -0800, John Klos wrote:
> Hello,
> Does anyone see any problems with the idea of manually updating and 
> building the latest Perl without the security issues and using that to do 
> bulk package builds with pkgsrc-2004Q4?
> I can't see any value whatsoever in having all of the Perl dependent 
> packages built based on an insecure Perl, and I don't feel like waiting 
> around until someone pulls a fixed Perl into 2004Q4.

Then maybe request the pullup yourself ?
The packages in the pkgsrc-2004Q4 directory should be built only from the
branch, otherwise it's not worth having a branch at all.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference