[haiku-development] Re: (abandoned?) OptionalPackages still awaiting rebuild or should be just drop them from alpha3?

  • From: Stephan Aßmus <superstippi@xxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 31 May 2011 19:48:35 +0200

scottmc <scottmc2@xxxxxxxxx> schrieb:

>The following OptionalPackages still haven't had a fresh build on
>alpha3, nor has anyone stepped up to say that they would make a fresh
>build of any of these:
>TimGMSoundFont, TrackerNewTemplates, WonderBrush, BeZillaMail,
>BeZillaBrowser, friss, links, NetSurf, OpenSound, BeHappy, clucene,
>Clockwerk, Development Java packages.
>If we don't get fresh builds of these is there any objections to
>dropping some or all of them from OptionalPackage status?
>These were all added by someone, but without a matching .bep file over
>at HaikuPorts that is able to cleanly rebuild these, I am deferring
>ownership back to whoever added them in the first place.  If you are
>willing to take ownership of any of these, then update the wiki page.
>There are .bep files for a few of these, but they appear to be broken
>at this time, either due to changes in Haiku, or due to changes in
>upstream code.

It is not necessary at all to update all of these packages. Only packages that 
have not been built on an official release "should" be updated.


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