Where is FreeBSD going?
colin.percival at wadham.ox.ac.uk
Tue Jan 6 12:52:50 PST 2004
At 20:31 06/01/2004, Mark Linimon wrote:
>There are hundreds of PRs still to be processed that do have
>patches -- in fact, on most days the backlog is getting bigger,
Speaking of which... if there's one thing which could be done
to improve committer / non-committer relations, it would be to
*do* something with all those PRs.
The ports team is pretty good -- my maintainer updates have
always been committed fairly quickly -- but I've never had a
src patch committed without badgering committer(s) about my PRs.
Don't misunderstand me; I think the project is heading in the
right direction, and committers are doing a great job. But I
think the contributions of non-committers could make FreeBSD
even better, and those contributions are being largely lost or
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