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Re: howdee + 3.7 pkg testing
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: howdee + 3.7 pkg testing
- From: Jacob Meuser <jakemsr_(_at_)_jakemsr_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2005 02:54:04 -0700
- Mail-followup-to: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
On Thu, Apr 21, 2005 at 12:34:32AM -0700, harold felton wrote:
> fairly-new to obsd, finally have my system up,
> but not really usable for much yet. am reading
> and searching as much as possible, but...
> i want to know how to test/report-issues with
> the pkg-system, particularly in the upcoming 3.7
> release since that is on-my-mind. i have trouble
> determining whether it is just user-error, or im
> actually finding real-issues... is there someplace
> where people are discussing pkg-maintenance?
> (ive been watching ports-lists, but havent seen
> much discussion there for a noob, like me. also,
> im currently biased towards pkgs, not ports yet.)
> computer - p3-500, yada-yada-yada [it works ok]
> goal - obsd-current server, specifically samba/subversion/...
> obsd-3.6 from cd installed-great, but no pkg for subversion
> followed _3_6-stable for awhile, but ports were non-obvious.
> snapshot-3.7 upgrade from ftp.crimelabs.net [2005-04-16-ish]
> worked fine, but pkg-system was out-of-date [04-05-ish]
> and i kept having problems installing things.
10 days difference is too far out of sync. -current is a lot
different than -stable.
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