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Re: Use the newly introduced GIT_ENV instead of tweaking a supposedly internal variable.

On Fri, 13 Nov 2015 11:31:14 +0100, Thomas Klausner wrote:
> Why is this necessary for these particular three packages, that all
> reside on github, and not all the other github packages?
> To me this looks like a local setup problem (missing certificates)
> that is papered over...

It is a local setup problem, I'll grant you, in that NetBSD does not 
ship with a cert store; and I don't know what pkgsrc has in that area, 
nor how it is integrated with potential clients (wget, git). Arguably, 
this should be fixed in pkgsrc.

Nevertheless, the "only four" packages adapted make clear that there is 
a legitimate need to parametrize git access, which wip's 
mk/ only allowed for by tweaking supposedly internal 
variables through the back door.

Same argument, btw., for exporting a GIT_FLAGS variable.


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