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Re: add tenshi package to pkgsrc
On Thu, Jan 08, 2015 at 04:49:36PM -0800, Paul B. Henson wrote:
> I recently tried to submit a package for the log analysis and reporting
> software tenshi (http://dev.inversepath.com/trac/tenshi) via the bug
> reporting system, and was asked to instead add it to pkgsrc-wip for review.
> After pulling it over, I see there is already a package for tenshi version
> 0.11 (circa 2009) in the repository. It seems this package never made it
> into pkgsrc production? And is rather outdated, as the current version is
> The maintainer on the current package in wip is listed as
> jessepeterson%users.sourceforge.net@localhost, based on their sourceforge profile page
> there hasn't been any activity for a while.
> I'm seeking advice as to where to go from here as far as updating wip to the
> latest version of tenshi and hopefully getting it accepted into production.
> I don't want to step on any toes by committing changes to this existing wip
> package :).
It's usually fine to update packages in wip.
If you really want to vet all changes for a package before it's
committed, you can set OWNER (instead of MAINTAINER), but I don't
think many packages are marked this way even in pkgsrc.
So please go ahead and update tenshi!
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