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Re: 2013Q3 freeze pre-announcement

On Wed, Sep 11, 2013 at 09:57:56PM +0900, OBATA Akio wrote:
> As a member of pkgsrc-security, I feel so notable cost about PostgreSQL,
> and then, it is rare that PostgreSQL related pullup is requested.

A good chunk of them are. This discussion happens every time and there
are still few convincing reasons for keeping more than 3 versions

> >>>At the same time, I would like to change the default Motif implementation
> >>>unconditionally to x11/motif.
> >>
> >>Before it, mk/ must be fixed first.
> >>It will  not work as expected after update of x11/openmotif
> >>(failed to detect installed openmotif package) and import of x11/motif
> >>(no way to detect installed motif package).
> >>MOTIF_TYPE_DEFAULT=dt with X!!_TYPE=modular is bad combination, should be 
> >>rejected.
> >>...and so on...
> >
> >My plan was to rip out the automatic detection completely. Given the
> >legal issues, it wasn't an option before with openmotif. But now, I
> >don't see a reason for not wanting x11/motif.
> reason for not waiting x11/motif are:
> * If X11_TYPE=native, builtin motif also should be preferred

Really? Outside maybe Solaris, I think this falls into the same category
as "how much problems are you going to run into with outdated X11".
So yes, who is using native motif and has a strong opinion about keeping
using it?

> * If any of motif is already installed from pkgsrc, it should be preferred.
> But I have no objection to drop lestiff/openmotif from pkgsrc.

I don't want to force lesstif removal right now, but if someone wants to
use it, he can and should set the MOTIF_TYPE option. That's what it is


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