Documentation of major changes to the ports collection
erwin at FreeBSD.org
Wed Dec 3 14:27:28 UTC 2003
On Wed, Dec 03, 2003 at 01:54:42PM +0100, Marc Fonvieille wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 03, 2003 at 01:43:53PM +0100, Erwin Lansing wrote:
> > Hi Doc!
> > As mentioned on -developers, I've taken it upon me to try and see if we,
> > the ports people, can create a document not much unlike the Release
> > Notes from our src brothers. Thoughts so far are that it should be some
> > kind of combination of /usr/src/UPDATING and relnotes, where both major
> > changes to major ports (ie. GNOME) can be announced to users and major
> > changes to ports infrastructure (ie. bsd.port.mk) can get more attention
> > of committers.
> > The first thing to decide would be which form this document should be
> > in. My first thought would be an article so we both have an online and
> > an offline version. One disadvantage of this would be that the offline
> > version would not be updating along with an update of the ports
> > collection via cvsup.
> Release Notes live in src/, so it should be the same for your doc, i.e.
> in ports/, maybe in ports/Template or ports/Tools, or a specific directory.
> And something inside ports/ will prevent need of various repo access and
> could be updated via a cvsup, etc.
Neat, I didn't know that. That should be one problem solved :)
Erwin Lansing (,-.`._,'( |\`-/| erwin at lansing.dk
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