pkgsrc and 2.8

Justin C. Sherrill justin at
Sun Oct 17 16:14:00 PDT 2010

On Sun, October 17, 2010 4:24 pm, Francois Tigeot wrote:
> 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 ?

Have you tried asking on any of the pkgsrc mailing lists?  I daresay it's
still there just cause people don't realize it's there. The last time I
tried poking pkgsrc people for a particular problem (yay alliteration), I
got results.

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