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Re: MKHTML and users of bsd.*.mk in pkgsrc

On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 03:15:58PM +0200, Quentin Garnier wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 14, 2008 at 08:44:56PM +0200, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> > On Fri, Sep 12, 2008 at 10:18:14PM +0200, Quentin Garnier wrote:
> > > So I propose the following:  pkgsrc should provide a default inner
> > > mk.conf for NetBSD (I hope it's the only platform where we use the
> > > host make in that way) with all the user-settables set to certain
> > > values, so that when a change is made ins src, it doesn't affect
> > > pkgsrc.
> > 
> > I still believe the general change is wrong for exactly this reason. It
> > doesn't not only affect pkgsrc, but in pkgsrc it is most visible.
> > For this reason I would like to see the actual change discussed.
> So a change is wrong because it... changes things?  I think of myself
> as a fairly conservative person, but you're out of my league.

No, because it changes things beyond the base system without discussing
whether that should be done. As I said, it applies to all software that
uses a BSD make based build system.


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