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Re: 2013Q3 freeze pre-announcement

On Wed, Sep 11, 2013 at 08:22:36PM +0900, OBATA Akio wrote:
> On Wed, 11 Sep 2013 19:17:56 +0900, Joerg Sonnenberger 
> <> wrote:
> >On Sat, Sep 07, 2013 at 09:15:18AM +0200, Thomas Klausner wrote:
> >>The freeze for the next pkgsrc branch, 2013Q3, is scheduled to start
> >>on Sunday, September 15, at 22:00 UTC, and expected to last for two
> >>weeks, as usual.
> >
> >I think it is time again to prune some PostgreSQL versions. So I would
> >like to kill 8.4 and 9.0 now and change the default version to 9.2.
> Does such desire to purge come from as a bulk builder?
> Because you are not maintaining PostgreSQL packages so I guess that
> it is not came from reducing cost of maintenance.

It also comes as a cost for pkgsrc-security and releng.

> >At the same time, I would like to change the default Motif implementation
> >unconditionally to x11/motif.
> Before it, mk/ must be fixed first.
> It will  not work as expected after update of x11/openmotif
> (failed to detect installed openmotif package) and import of x11/motif
> (no way to detect installed motif package).
> MOTIF_TYPE_DEFAULT=dt with X!!_TYPE=modular is bad combination, should be 
> rejected.
> ...and so on...

My plan was to rip out the automatic detection completely. Given the
legal issues, it wasn't an option before with openmotif. But now, I
don't see a reason for not wanting x11/motif.


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