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Re: Small package updates

On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 07:09:55AM -0500, Greg Troxel wrote:
> There's no rule that netbsd developers not on packages can't commit to
> pkgsrc, just the usual notion of treading carefully in unfamliar areas
> (which you are of course doing by asking for review).
> Two things that may be not obvious to people who haven't been committing
> to pkgsrc:
>   The quilt commit message should summarize the changes from 0.46 to
>   0.48.  Basically the NEWS entries from upstream, or what they should
>   have said if they don't provide NEWS.

I should that a developer should *please* cut down that entry to a
manageable size. We have cases in the tree (e.g. GTK2 updates) with
128KB commit message (!).


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