Subject: Re: [ANNOUNCE] pkgsrc-users mailing list
To: None <tech-pkg@NetBSD.org>
From: Johnny C. Lam <jlam@NetBSD.org>
Date: 02/23/2006 23:53:07
On Thu, Feb 23, 2006 at 11:47:33PM +0000, Johnny C. Lam wrote:
> The NetBSD Project has created a new mailing list "pkgsrc-users@NetBSD.org"
> to better serve the pkgsrc user community and to help refocus the
> existing "tech-pkg@NetBSD.org" mailing list for technical discussions.
> The charters for these two lists are:
> This is a general purpose list for most issues regarding the
> pkgsrc, regardless of platform, e.g. soliciting user help for
> pkgsrc configuration, unexpected build failures, using particular
> packages, upgrading pkgsrc installations, questions regarding
> the pkgsrc release branches, etc. General announcements or
> proposals for changes that impact the pkgsrc user community,
> e.g. major infrastructure changes, new features, package
> removals, etc., may also be posted.
> This is a list for technical discussions related to pkgsrc
> development, e.g. soliciting feedback for changes to pkgsrc
> infrastructure, proposed new features, questions related
> to porting pkgsrc to a new platform, advice for maintaining
> a package, patches that affect many packages, help requests
> moved from "pkgsrc-users@NetBSD.org" when an infrastructure
> bug is found, etc.
I encourage all tech-pkg readers to *politely* steer users who post
non-technical pkgsrc emails here to re-post their queries to the
pkgsrc-users list. This will start the real process of managing
content properly between the two pkgsrc discussion lists.
-- Johnny Lam <jlam@NetBSD.org>