Subject: Re: I would like to take over the databases/metakit-lib package
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Marc Spitzer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/26/2005 18:54:31
On 7/26/05, Jeremy C. Reed <> wrote:
> On Tue, 26 Jul 2005, Marc Spitzer wrote:
> > I want to takeover the metakit-lib package.  From what MAINTAINER is
> > set to in the make file I am assuming it is open.  Am I right?  And I
> > should stick it in wip then get it promoted, correct?
> You probably do not need to maintain it in pkgsrc-wip unless you need to
> practice or have a lot of changes to test first.

Well all I want to do is add tcl support and update to the current
version, I have the tcl part done.  Might add python also, it looks
simple enough.

> I'd suggest you just make your changes directly to
> pkgsrc/databases/metakit-lib and provide any diff -u or new files via
> send-pr (or maybe via this mailing list but might be overlooked).


> Thanks for your offer to maintain this.

I need it, no big deal.

> I don't knowingly use the software myself, but I may be able to help.

Thanks for the offer, but I do not think it is nessary.  I have been
wrong before though.

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