ports/82356: gmake -> gmake-devel repocopy request

Sergey Matveychuk sem at FreeBSD.org
Fri Jun 17 18:57:45 GMT 2005

Ade Lovett wrote:
> Synopsis: gmake -> gmake-devel repocopy request
> State-Changed-From-To: feedback->closed
> State-Changed-By: ade
> State-Changed-When: Fri Jun 17 18:43:24 GMT 2005
> State-Changed-Why: 
> Sorry, such a repocopy will lead to considerable confusion over which
> gmake to use.  No other infrastructure changes would happen, so this is
> likely to turn into an enormous problem, for minimal (if any) gain.

What kind of problem do you mean?

> Submitter can certainly offer up the patchset for others to try, but
> another port is simply not the right way to do things here - the
> current fun and games with various bison ports should be a pretty
> good indication of how such well-intentioned ideas can lead to major
> problems further down the road.

I just want port with bug-fixed gmake.

> As and when the GNU make folks release a new version of gmake, it will
> certainly be adopted, after testing, and it is this approach that should
> be considered here.
> Responsible-Changed-From-To: sem->ade
> Responsible-Changed-By: ade
> Responsible-Changed-When: Fri Jun 17 18:43:24 GMT 2005
> Responsible-Changed-Why: 
> gmake MAINTAINER hat on.
> http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=82356

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