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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 ?

Best regards,
David Bariod

On Tue, Dec 15, 2015 at 11:33 AM, Jonathan Perkin <> 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
> 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
> updates.
> Thanks!
> --
> Jonathan Perkin  -  Joyent, Inc.  -

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