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Re: [Lynx-dev] Re: non-pkgsrc emacs or clone

From: Martin Husemann
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] Re: non-pkgsrc emacs or clone
Date: Thu, 26 May 2005 19:05:03 +0200
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On Wed, May 25, 2005 at 11:36:25AM -0600, Rick Kelly wrote:
> But you are leaving silent the fact that "working with third party software
> quite successfully on NetBSD" now requires pkgsrc.

Not requires. It's just the convenient way, used by nearly everyone.

> Standard open source
> software used to build out of the box on NetBSD, an increasing number of
> apps now don't.

So mail patches to their authors, or file PRs if something is broken in
NetBSD. But please no PRs like "downgrade gcc to 2.95.x, so that emacs
works out of the box again" ;-)


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