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Re: pkgsrc freeze for 2016Q4 starting on Dec 19

On 16 December 2016 at 08:06, Manuel Bouyer <> wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 16, 2016 at 12:08:21AM +0100, Thomas Klausner wrote:
>> On Thu, Dec 15, 2016 at 11:31:35PM +0100, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
>> > Can we sit down and start pruning some things then? E.g. we have way too
>> > many LibreOffice and OpenOffice versions in the tree, I think. Given how
>> > heavy those packages are, that's a lot of build time.
>> Can you please provide a complete list of packages that you want to
>> prune?
>> (The standard answer to this question is always "do it after the
>> freeze", but the question reliably pops up before it ;) )
>>  Thomas
> I'd like to get rid of some of the Xen packages (xen41 and xen45 at last),
> but after the freeze, with appropriate warning in the 2016Q4 release
> notes.

I have an amd/7 box stuck on xen45. I've tried going to xen46 a couple
of times but none of the guests (they are all ubuntu) will boot, and
I've not had any luck asking on the lists. Is there anywhere more
general I could ask?


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