git: install - Makefile.usr to use 2010Q4 on master
Justin C. Sherrill
justin at shiningsilence.com
Mon Mar 7 18:31:46 PST 2011
On Sun, March 6, 2011 10:18 pm, Matthew Dillon wrote:
> :> install - Makefile.usr to use 2010Q4 on master
> :> =20
> :> * Use pkgsrc-2010Q4 on master for Makefile.usr
> :I recommend using pkgsrc master on dfly master. There was some
> :discussion on the mailing lists about this, and it seems this was the
> :We need people to use/test the latest version of pkgsrc to identify
> :issues before they get into the quarterly release. As part of the
> :release engineering, we should change this to use the pkgsrc quarterly
> :release on our release branch.
> I think we need to stick to quarterlies for HEAD. People who are able
> to test things can manually switch their pkgsrc to master.
I like what Peter says, about getting more people to test -current.
However, having 2.9 point to more stable packages 'out of the box' may be
better. It's a relatively easy step to go from a quarterly to current
pkgsrc, and I'd like to be sure people know when they are doing it.
I am building pkgsrc-current bulk builds and sending the reports to
pkgsrc-bulk, so we do at least have reports there.
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