On 31.07.2016 22:32, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote: > On Sun, Jul 31, 2016 at 06:51:10PM +0200, Kamil Rytarowski wrote: >> I've prepared a list of such problematic to maintain packages. >> >> If you are still a user and you could volunteer your time, feel free to >> remove from this list software you care about by improving support for >> your platform in upstream. >> >> http://netbsd.org/~kamil/top-200-packages-with-the-greatest-number-of-patches-20160731.txt >> >> Current top-10: >> wip/chromium-new 448 >> wip/chromium 333 >> wip/virtualbox 211 >> mail/thunderbird38 174 >> security/tor-browser 171 >> www/firefox38 166 >> www/firefox31 165 >> mail/thunderbird31 160 >> mail/thunderbird24 157 >> x11/xview-lib 156 > > That's not a very useful list. The Mozilla core has a bad record for > accepting patches and even if they do, there are lots of older versions > that needing them. xview-lib is just dead upstream, so not very useful > either. Chromium is similar yet different to Mozilla in that upstream > has expressed a clear disinterest in anything not Windows, Linux or OSX. > > Joerg > These ones are for diehards... but still for every merged patch in upstream -> easier maintainership in future. I'm upstreaming NetBSD code right now in VirtualBox and I'm repetitiously poking Chromium developers. With a legion of contributors we can make the NetBSD desktop better.
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