NetBSD Problem Report #52336

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Subject: security/polkit pkg should be removed
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>Number:         52336
>Category:       pkg
>Synopsis:       security/polkit pkg should be removed
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       critical
>Priority:       high
>Responsible:    pkg-manager
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Sun Jun 25 12:35:00 +0000 2017
>Originator:     Martin Husemann
>Release:        NetBSD 8.99.1
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System: NetBSD 8.99.1 NetBSD 8.99.1 (NIGHT-OWL) #515: Sat Jun 24 14:01:21 CEST 2017 amd64
Architecture: x86_64
Machine: amd64

A pkg in the "security" category that requires building with a JS engine
(spidermonkey17) that has not received any security updates in the last
ten or so years is a really bad joke.

It should just be removed.

Code inspection.


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