Subject: Re: [pullup-pkgsrc #727] pkgsrc/lang/python24/patches/patch-al 1.7
To: D'Arcy J.M. Cain <>
From: Lubomir Sedlacik <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/01/2005 13:40:31
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On Thu, Sep 01, 2005 at 07:32:56AM -0400, D'Arcy J.M. Cain wrote:
> On Thu, 1 Sep 2005 11:15:54 +0200 Lubomir Sedlacik wrote:
> > iiuc, the issue needs to be resolved by reinstalling the pyton24
> > package.  in that case this change warrants PKGREVISION bump so the
> > two packages (the broken and the fixed one) are distinguishable.
> I thought about the PKGREVISION issue when I submitted the original
> patch but didn't bump it because it was fixing a broken build.  In
> general I don't see the point of bumping PKGREVISION if the package
> wasn't building at all without the fix.
> However, I can see how this is different in that the package(s) that
> it fixes are other than the one being patched.  But the Python24
> package itself wasn't broken.  If we bump the PKGREVISION wouldn't we
> also want to change all the extension dependencies to require that new
> revision as well?

why?  if the python modules built, there is no reason for them to bump
their PKGREVISIONs.  if they didn't, well there is a new version of
python24 for a reason.


-- Lubomir Sedlacik <salo@{NetBSD,Xtrmntr,silcnet}.org>   --

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