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Re: macOS 12.x (Monterey) vs. pkgsrc

Am Thu, Mar 03, 2022 at 09:49:43AM +0000 schrieb Jonathan Perkin:
> Just to be clear I'm definitely in favour of someone working on an update
> for bootstrap-mk-files.  The problem is that it's an absolutely
> crazy amount of work to verify that merging over a decade of changes from
> upstream won't break any of the 20+ platforms we support, and as yet nobody
> has stepped up to be responsible for doing this, mostly because the risk is
> monumental and the rewards are microscopic.

Let me expand a bit on this. The recommendation has been for many years
to use libtool and most libraries follow that just fine. E.g.
devel/libgetopt is a simple example. It's about the same amount of code,


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