Subject: Re: Latest bittorrent package seems to be broken on port cobalt.
To: Alex Pelts <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Marc Recht <email@example.com>
Date: 03/24/2005 02:07:20
> I updated pkgsrc to the latest one with sup and rebuild packages that
> I use. That upgraded my python and bittorrent. Now bttrack.py does not
> work anymore. I sent email to maintainer but no reply so far. The
> problem seems to be introduced by one of the patches, namely
I got your mail, but hadn't had the time to answer yet nor to actually
look at the problem.
> patch-ad. It certainly worked with previous version of bittorrent.
> I am not sure if anyone wants to fix this now, when 4.0 is out. Still
> it is not good to have broken packages.
> I am willing to work with whoever wants to fix this, although my
> python knowledge is limited.
I'm going to update BitTorrent to 4.0 this weekend. In the meantime you
could try bttrack.py with Python 2.4 (if that is an option) and/or send
a PR, so that your report won't get lost.
 see http://netbsd.org/Misc/send-pr.html for details