The state of DragonFly and pkgsrc 2008Q4

Simon 'corecode' Schubert corecode at
Sat Jan 3 06:38:26 PST 2009

Matthias Schmidt wrote:
> We should adopt the following policy:  Before someone commits some big
> diff (like the mentioned one) or some stuff that breaks the
> API/whatever, the diff should be applied to clean machine which runs a
> full pkgsrc bulk build.  If the build fails, there is enough time to
> fix occurring problems and rebuild.  Once the bulk build runs fine, the
> diff can be committed to master.
> This takes some time and delays the introduction of new "features", but
> it should save us from broken pkgsrc builds ...

-100, neg, horrible solution.  can't let changes in world be dictated by whatever in pkgsrc.

my 2c,

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