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Re: Who maintains bootstrap-mk-files (mk-configure again)?
>> And the last question is what is the goal of these scripts in pkgsrc?
>> Are they ready for general purpose bmake-based development under
>> non-NetBSD platforms? Or this is not a goal of it?
> Some parts of the mk files are used for some individual packages that use
> it for their builds.
This gives minimal garantee of its correctness.
> I think for general purpose development is a goal.
>> As some of you may already know I'm developing wip/mk-configure,
>> lightweight replacement for GNU autoconf written in and for bmake
>> created for general purpose non-NetBSD development. For further
>> development of this project I have a plan to use either Simon Gerraty's
>> mk-files or pkgsrc's version of mk-files because both of them can
>> replace another autotools part, automake. I'm not sure which of them is
>> better. Any thoughts? (if this is offtopic, email me privately).
> Use his mk tar ball. Try to integrate the improvements
I tried to fix pkgsrc's version of mk-file but had no luck
pkg/39694 [serious/medium]: bsd.prog.mk under Interix-3.5
pkg/39715 [serious/high]: bmake: bug in bsd.files.mk ?
> (either way) and
> share them back so we only have one version (instead of two or three).
devel/mk-files wrongly conflicts with bootstrap-mk-files for many years.
pkg/41021 [serious/medium]: Fixes and improvements for devel/mk-files (patch)
This package was not updated for more than 3 years.
It looks like actually nobody uses it.
Another bad news is that neither bmake not mk-files has publicly
available bug tracking system. Is it common and very good practice for
today's open source projects... heh :-/
Best regards, Aleksey Cheusov.
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