www/squid maintainer: 3 months and still timing out...
noackjr at alumni.rice.edu
Tue Dec 16 14:36:02 PST 2003
3 months of timeouts and counting...
I submitted ports/58090 (a simple update to latest version and vendor
patches) back in October (and ports/56926 in September before that).
Thomas-Martin Seck submitted ports/59091 (overhaul and update) back in
November. I personally emailed adrian@ to ask him to update back in
There has been no response. I understand that we all get busy and can't
handle things immediately -- I'm not trying to be demanding. I just
think it's ridiculous that we're sitting at version 2.5-STABLE3 when
2.5-STABLE4 has been out since September 15, 2003! 2.5-STABLE4 is
primarily a maintenance release and (along with the latest vendor
patches) fixes several crash bugs and numerous more minor issues.
I have been in contact with several people like myself who are now
updating the port for themselves. This is also ridiculous; why are we
all having to duplicate our efforts? I asked to take over the
maintainership last summer but adrian@ said he wanted to keep doing it.
What should I do? I just submitted an updated diff (followup to
ports/58090) to bring the port up to the latest patches (using existing
port scheme -- just adding patches). I would greatly appreciate it if
someone would look over it and commit it. It might be a good idea to
hold off on ports/59091 until the maintainer (adrian@ or someone new)
can look over the changes made.
NOTE: Also listed in ports/58090 are the numerous PRs that can be closed
if it is committed (most should have been closed after previous updates).
Thanks and sorry for sounding whiny,
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