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Re: PR/48126 CVS commit: pkgsrc/mk/gnu-config

On Mon, Feb 16, 2015 at 02:20:00AM +0000, Alistair Crooks wrote:
>  > Please revert this and get upstream to inclue this first. We should not
>  > have any local modifications in this file.
>  Actually, the reason we included these files in pkgsrc/mk is precisely
>  so that we could make changes locally, without having to worry about
>  upstream making the changesiin a timely manner for us.  Case in point
>  was NetBSD/sh5 at the time, I believe.
>  I don't see why we should rely on upstream for a pristine copy of
>  this, as long as the changes themselves are sent upstream.

It's a huge pain to diff the files on updates, so "ensure upstream has
it" is by far the easiest approach to ensure that the next update will
have the changes.


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