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Re: PR/37157 CVS commit: pkgsrc/databases/shared-mime-info
The following reply was made to PR pkg/37157; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: "Min Sik Kim" <minskim%NetBSD.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: PR/37157 CVS commit: pkgsrc/databases/shared-mime-info
Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2007 08:30:55 -0700
On 10/29/07, Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg%britannica.bec.de@localhost> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 29, 2007 at 11:40:04AM +0000, Min Sik Kim wrote:
> > Log Message:
> > This package requires recent gettext-lib and the one included in NetBSD-3
> > is too old. Add NetBSD-.* to INCOMPAT_GETTEXT so that it avoids
> > using built-in gettext-lib on those platforms.
> Please revert this. It creates a lot more problems than it is fixing.
Could you elaborate on this? The package is required by many others,
most notably gnome. Leaving it broken on the latest release of NetBSD
for weeks was not acceptable. Since the problem also existed in
pkgsrc-2007Q3, I wanted a solution that didn't change infrastructure
so that it could be easily pulled up.
I would be happy to see this change reverted when a better fix is
committed. If anyone plans to do so, be my guest.
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