Subject: Re: HEADS-UP - pkgsrc freeze on 6th June 2005 for two weeks
To: None <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/02/2005 19:00:21
On Thu, Jun 02, 2005 at 12:59:46AM +0200, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> I think it would be good to start a list of "important" PRs...
> Fire away! ;)

pkg/30308 is a show stopper, since perl is a basic requirement for almost

pkg/30319 is about problems e.g. with archivers/zip; one possible solution
is to sync bootstrap/bmake with in-tree bmake, at least the avoidance of

pkg/30258 would be nice, since still some bigger things depend on motif.

pkg/30406 [firefox] is important, since Firefox is one of the applications
almost anybody mentioned to me, when asked about important bigger stuff.

I have send a fix for libtool (proper handling of -pthread) to tv@,
this is critical, since a lot breaks otherwise. He wanted to implement
differently to avoid changing behaviour on other platforms.

The rest are smaller patches here and there waiting for maintainers to
read there mails (cdparanoia, cvsup / ezm3, rdesktop, sudo, zsh). Not
mentioned are patches I got a "to-be-commited-soon" from :) cdparanoia
might be a bit more interesting here.