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Re: c-icap-modules not available anymore on pkgin command

* On 2020-01-13 at 18:57 GMT, Andries Annema wrote:

> Oh, that's interesting. This is the first time I ever heard of 'Percona'. I
> am looking into that fork now.
> However, I can hardly believe 'Mariadb' is not used anymore. Maybe not from
> the Joyent-pkgsrc builds, but from the pkgsrc-repo in general..?
> For me, as an OmniOSce user, there's also the option of migrating to their
> 'extra' repo for 'mariadb', but I guessed 'pkgsrc' as a repo would be more
> future proof. I may have been mistaken. Unless 'Percona' is a proper drop-in
> replacement. Thanks for that pointer.

The mariadb package in pkgsrc hasn't been updated in years.  If nobody
is interested in maintaining it then it will continue to be old and
broken.  Our customers at Joyent use Percona, so that is what we've
focused on providing.

> Then still, what about 'squid' and 'squid-clamav'? I would hate to see them
> gone forever as well. Having a hard time believing no-one is using these
> either...

It's again just a case of people that are interested in them stepping
up and fixing the problems.

> I don't think I am on the level of being able to maintain such packages
> myself yet.

You'd be surprised, it's not that difficult, and as this email shows
we're always in need of more maintainers to keep packages updated and
building correctly.

Jonathan Perkin  -  Joyent, Inc.  -

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