RELEASE_X_Y_Z branches/tags maintained??
ma at dt.e-technik.uni-dortmund.de
Mon Oct 25 01:09:57 PDT 2004
Roman Kennke <roman at ontographics.com> writes:
> Hello list,
> I have a question regarding the branches/tags of the ports tree for
> stable releases. Are they in any way maintained. For instance I would
> like to see security fixes and corrections like changed download URLs be
> committed there.
I, as a port maintainer, am not too fond of maintaining a separate
branch (actually, three, one for 4.10, one for 5.3, one for all three of
4-STABLE, 5-STABLE and 6-CURRENT) of the ports tree for "stable"
You might offer a pool of fast machines running your favorite release
version to porters and committers so someone might be able to test his
ports on a second machine...
> I would _not_ like to see major updates be committed
> there, so that this can be seen as a stable release for the ports
Then see if you like OpenBSD more, it appears as though the ports tree
was subject to the release cycle there, but don't quote me on that.
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