Subject: Re: [ANNOUNCE] pkgsrc-users mailing list
To: None <>
From: Johnny C. Lam <>
List: tech-pkg
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 ""
> to better serve the pkgsrc user community and to help refocus the
> existing "" 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 "" 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 <>