cvs commit: ports/misc/compat5x Makefile pkg-descr

Mark Linimon linimon at
Sat Jun 3 15:33:33 PDT 2006

On Sun, Jun 04, 2006 at 08:18:08AM +1000, Peter Jeremy wrote:
> I presume this was triggered by the recent thread on -ports
> encouraging people to take ownership of unloved ports.  Unfortunately,
> this (and the other FreeBSD compat ports) are exceptions where the
> general rule that "maintainer = ports implies unloved" doesn't hold.

Right.  There are a few ports that are considered "key ports" that in
the past we have wanted only handled by senior developers who are aware
of all the possible complications.  There is no hard-and-fast rule for
this.  I'm sorry if the original claimant wasn't aware of this.


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