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Re: pkg/51058: new package filesystems/squashfs

The following reply was made to PR pkg/51058; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: David Holland <>
Subject: Re: pkg/51058: new package filesystems/squashfs
Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2016 17:44:04 +0000

 On Fri, Aug 12, 2016 at 05:45:01PM +0000, Sean Cole wrote:
  >  I have some changes I want to submit for this package in wip, but
  >  apparently I don't have git/wip account access.
  >  dstar# git push
  >  fatal: remote error: access denied or repository not exported: /pkgsrc-wip.git
  >  dstar# exit
  >  How do I acquire access?
 email wiz, AIUI.
  >  If someone wants to commit them to wip for me I'd be more than happy to
  >  forward them updates.  Or even better just move it all from wip into
  >  pkgsrc-current.
  >  What are the criteria for getting a package from wip into pkgsrc anyway?
 "it builds" is the key one... basically any package that works should
 be in mainline pkgsrc. The chief exceptions are packages that have
 policy-level issues that need to be sorted out first (e.g. that
 download extra things during the build phase) and packages for current
 or devel versions of things, as pkgsrc itself should have stable
 (There are some devel version packages in pkgsrc anyway; I think a
 good criterion is whether significant numbers of people are interested
 in using the devel version or if the chief interest is maintaining the
 David A. Holland

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