[nycbug-talk] 4.8 just too old?
bob at redivi.com
Mon Feb 6 19:40:43 EST 2006
On Feb 6, 2006, at 3:57 PM, Charles Sprickman wrote:
> I've been so happy with 4.8 on a few machines that can't tolerate
> that I haven't even considered moving them to 4.11 yet.
> This however is a little troubling:
> Rogue port or new ports policy?
It's probably more of a testing issue. Not many port maintainers are
running a three year old OS, so they might inadvertently use features
of the base that didn't exist when 4.8 was released. In this case
the porter is using a particular feature of make that didn't exist
back then. Whoever made that change to the Makefile probably didn't
even realize (or remember) that the syntax he used is a "relatively
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