RELEASE_X_Y_Z branches/tags maintained??
roman at ontographics.com
Mon Oct 25 01:20:43 PDT 2004
Am Mo, den 25.10.2004 schrieb Matthias Andree um 10:09:
> 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...
yes, this would be a requirement. Unfortunately as a poor student I do
not own or have access to such machines :-(
> > I would _not_ like to see major updates be committed
> > there, so that this can be seen as a stable release for the ports
> > tree.
> 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.
Yeah, I know. But I do not like OpenBSD more. I would rather like to see
my favorite OS improved ;-)
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