3. Updating "Bash" (Jerry)

Jason Helfman jgh at FreeBSD.org
Fri Jan 4 01:07:09 UTC 2013

On Thu, Jan 3, 2013 at 4:16 PM, Michael Zoon <ma.zoon at quicknet.nl> wrote:

> >Message: 3
> >Date: Thu, 3 Jan 2013 08:32:49 -0500
> >From: Jerry <jerry at seibercom.net>
> >To: freebsd-ports at freebsd.org, obrien at FreeBSD.org
> >Subject: Updating "Bash"
> >Message-ID: <20130103083249.5708bb78 at scorpio>
> >Content-Type: text/plain; charset=UTF-8
> >
> >Bash is currently at Bash-Release: 4.2, patch level 42. The port's
> >version is only at patch level 37, which was released on 16-Jul-2012.
> >This is an important port and since the freeze is over with, I was
> >wondering if this port will be updated?
> >
> >--
> >Jerry ?
> Hi, i have send last month the port maintainer also the latest files
> To upgrade the port with latest patches.
> However some months ago there was also problems
> to get the latest patches for bash into the port system.
> Many people did jump in here to get it done.
> Digest 480 of 30-07-2012 says a lot
> Including the ones a few versions older.
> On the latest files I did send I did get no response at all
> That's why I no longer will forward patches for bash.
> But I agree that it is a important port and patches are not released for
> nothing.
> But in the end its all upon the port maintainer to do it or not.
> I really hope it not will take 6 months again to get the outdated port
> updated.
> Regards,
> Michael Zoon
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Can you please send this patch in as a problem report? Patches within email
can easily be overlooked, or simply forgotten, unfortunately. Having it in
our pr database is a much better tracker for us to take care of updates
and/or issues.

We hope you will continue to contribute patches to us :)




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