HEADS UP: GSL update has broken dependent ports

Kirill Ponomarew krion at voodoo.oberon.net
Tue Jul 6 16:09:26 PDT 2004


On Wed, Jul 07, 2004 at 01:06:36AM +0200, Matthias Andree wrote:
> Kirill Ponomarew <krion at voodoo.oberon.net> writes:
> > Usually you don't need to notify another maintainers about
> > library chase, it's committer's responsibility.
> Bad idea, particularly without HEADS-UP.

Depends on the amount of ports depeding on the updated port.

> Remember the gettext update? It would have nuked the whole ports tree
> beyond recognition.

gettext is another kind of story than gsl, gettext requires
experimental build on the cluster.

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