ioquake3 support more platforms

Dominic Fandrey kamikaze at
Sat Dec 19 15:02:40 UTC 2009

b. f. wrote:
>> On Fri, Dec 18, 2009 at 02:50:31PM +0100, Dominic Fandrey wrote:
>>> So when I submitted ioquake3-1.36 I condemned some poor committer
>>> to read 366609 lines of code?
>> We expect them to test-install the initial code to make sure it's
>> not malware.
>> We expect them to scan the diffs to make sure the system isn't rooted.
>> What's your alternate suggestion?  Just let everyone commit whatever
>> they want and hope for the best?
> Aren't the two of you talking at cross-purposes here?  It seems to me
> that the OP is looking for a way to update a port to a distfile
> created from a snapshot of project sources -- not in the sense of
> sources that are recreated each and every build by fetching a snapshot
> from a remote VCS, but an actual tarball that has been audited,
> checksummed, and uploaded to a project server.  Surely this is needed
> for a few ports, including some now in the tree?

I have the same impression. I'm wondering how this could be the case.
In the OP I wrote:
> I'm providing distfiles, ...

I don't see the wiggle room for anything spontaneously changing when
properly checksummed distfiles are involved.

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