ports/132800: vuxml submission for net-im/ejabberd
wxs at FreeBSD.org
Fri Apr 17 16:38:49 UTC 2009
On Fri, Apr 17, 2009 at 08:38:12AM -0700, Mark Foster wrote:
> I'm following up regarding this apparent maintainer timeout. It's not my
> intention to place blame, but to me it is unacceptable that important
> security (vuxml) updates are sometimes blocked by unresponsive
> maintainers. It is not in the best interest of the users or FreeBSD to
> let these things slip.
Agreed. This one managed to slip through the cracks. Sorry about that.
> The vuxml updates should be reviewed & committed without waiting on the
> maintainer of the port. Perhaps a simple non-blocking heads-up (Cc:) to
> the maintainer is more appropriate. Once publicized, the security
> notifications (via portaudit) become known to a wider, targetted
> audience. This establishes an important feedback loop as opposed to
> keeping the problem a "secret", since the users are more likely to
> either nudge the maintainer for an update to the port or submit one (via
> send-pr) themselves.
I agree. VuXML submissions should be committed promptly. I'll work
this one now and get it in the tree. Again, sorry for the delay.
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