Subject: Re: HEADS-UP - pkgsrc freeze on 6th June 2005 for two weeks
To: None <>
From: David Rhodus <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/07/2005 02:18:20
On 6/2/05, Joerg Sonnenberger <> wrote:
> 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! ;)

Just wondering if we will be able to get the perl fix in still before
the freeze ?


> pkg/30308 is a show stopper, since perl is a basic requirement for almost
> anything.
> pkg/30319 is about problems e.g. with archivers/zip; one possible solutio=
> is to sync bootstrap/bmake with in-tree bmake, at least the avoidance of
> getopt.
> pkg/30258 would be nice, since still some bigger things depend on motif.
> pkg/30406 [firefox] is important, since Firefox is one of the application=
> 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.
> Joerg