The state of DragonFly and pkgsrc 2008Q4

Matthias Schmidt matthias at
Sat Jan 3 08:27:31 PST 2009

* Simon 'corecode' Schubert wrote:
> 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.

It isn't about dictating, it is about proper testing before committing.
Even you start crying if pkgsrc is broken :)



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