Subject: Re: How/should one use pkgsrc-wip?
To: Christopher W. Richardson <>
From: Geert Hendrickx <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/26/2007 09:56:26
On Mon, Jun 25, 2007 at 06:40:56PM -0400, Christopher W. Richardson wrote:
> I don't want to start any huge debate, but, this does make sense to me.
> Since I haven't seen anyone suggesting the opposite, should we update
> section 20.2 of the pkgsrc guide to reflect pkgsrc-wip as the preferred
> method (and perhaps put some more details around it)?  If there's no
> strong objection (and if no one gets to it first), I'll take a crack at
> rewriting that section and send-pr it.

It is "preferred" in the sense that it's easier to cooperate if you
regularly work on new/updated packages.  For one-off package submissions
it isn't worth the trouble to register at Sourceforge etc...