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Re: pkg/38508 (gnupg2 won't build)

The following reply was made to PR pkg/38508; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: David Holland <>
To: Steven Bellovin <>
Subject: Re: pkg/38508 (gnupg2 won't build)
Date: Sat, 6 Jun 2009 20:56:23 +0000

 On Tue, May 26, 2009 at 07:57:05AM +1000, Steven Bellovin wrote:
  > > State-Changed-From-To: open->feedback
  > > State-Changed-By:
  > > State-Changed-When: Mon, 25 May 2009 04:08:09 +0000
  > > State-Changed-Why:
  > > Is that fix good enough? (Or is it a hack for which a real fix is
  > > wanted?)
  > What does that option do?  In other words, what am I losing without it
  > enabled?
 maintainer-mode generally enables things like extra warnings and
 -Werror that you don't need or necessarily even want unless you're
 hacking on the package.
 The question is whether in this case turning it off is just masking a
 real problem, and I don't know for sure. Although it doesn't really
 look like it.
 David A. Holland

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