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Re: pkgsrc is now frozen in preparation for pkgsrc-2015Q4
Would that be too late to provide a patch for the go-tools package
whose install is broken ?
On Tue, Dec 15, 2015 at 11:33 AM, Jonathan Perkin <jperkin%joyent.com@localhost> wrote:
> Hey all,
> As per the subject, we are now in the freeze period in preparation for
> branching pkgsrc-2015Q4. The freeze is expected to last no longer
> than 2 weeks.
> As pkgsrc users, how can you help ensure this is our best release yet?
> - Test pkgsrc bootstrap on your favourite platforms, the more diverse
> the better, and report any failures.
> - Check that your favourite packages build and, more importantly as
> bulk builds do not check this, function correctly at runtime.
> - Look through the bulk build reports sent to the pkgsrc-bulk list at
> http://mail-index.netbsd.org/pkgsrc-bulk/ and submit fixes.
> - If you have reasonable hardware, perform a bulk build (even if it's
> limited to one of the meta-pkgs/bulk-* sets) on a platform for
> which there aren't already regular reports.
> - Review the bootstrap documentation for your platform to ensure it
> is accurate.
> With the tree frozen, now is a great time to test that things work
> correctly without the regular churn of package and infrastructure
> Jonathan Perkin - Joyent, Inc. - www.joyent.com
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