pkgsrc and 2.8

Francois Tigeot ftigeot at
Sun Oct 17 13:30:31 PDT 2010

On Sun, Oct 17, 2010 at 12:21:24PM -0700, Matthew Dillon wrote:
> :
> :The 2010Q3 release of pkgsrc has been branched - how close are we to
> :branching DragonFly 2.8?  I'd like to get both building for the pkgsrc
> :binaries.
>     I will branch 2.8.0 this evening.  We will bump it to 2.8.1 and
>     resync from master when we actually release (if we actually
>     release <--- only a partial joke there).

Even though it is not really a DragonFly issue per se, I feel the gettext-lib
bug in pkgsrc is a nasty show-stopper.

With this bug, a 64-bit system with a non-default locale is simply unusable.

What can we do if the fix is not committed to pkgsrc ?

Francois Tigeot

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