[ HEADS UP ] Ports unstable for the next 10 days

Ion-Mihai Tetcu itetcu at FreeBSD.org
Thu Apr 8 21:20:37 UTC 2010

On Thu, 8 Apr 2010 13:23:08 -0700
Charlie Kester <corky1951 at comcast.net> wrote:

> On Sun 28 Mar 2010 at 06:38:28 PDT Ion-Mihai Tetcu wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >
> >As announced before, a few big commits, that touch some thousands
> >ports are being done: png, curl, x11, gnome, kde4. The target ETA is
> >6-7 April.
> >
> >The first one was done, update of graphics/png (including a shared
> >lib version bump), with about 5000 ports affected.
> >
> >We do _NOT_ recommend updating ports until this commits are all done,
> >and the problems are fixed, except if you want to help testing /
> >fixing.
> >
> >Before reporting failures, please take a look at ports@ list, and
> >http://qat.tecnik93.com/index.php?action=failed_buildports&sort=last_built
> >to find out if the problem hasn't already been reported or even
> >fixed. We also have two incremental builds on Pointy to catch the
> >problems.
> >
> >
> >Thank you,
> >
> >With hat:	portmgr@
> Sorry if this seems like nagging, but since we're now past the
> original ETA can we get a current status report?  Is the portstree
> considered stable again, and if not, what's the revised ETA?

From: Ion-Mihai Tetcu <itetcu at FreeBSD.org>
To: Ion-Mihai Tetcu <itetcu at FreeBSD.org>
Cc: stable at freebsd.org, questions at freebsd.org, freebsd-ports at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: [ HEADS UP ]  Ports unstable for the next 10 days
Date: Mon, 5 Apr 2010 21:31:33 +0300

Just a status update:

PNG and cURL are in, and png fall-outs are believed to be fixed.

Xorg update has gone through an -exp run on Pointy and our xorg team is
working on fixing the approx. 60 ports with problems.

>>>> still work to do

I will begin -exp runs for Gnome and KDE updates tonight or tomorrow

>>> Gnome -exp done, there's a showstopper on amd64 that we weren't aware
>>> of. about 40 fixesso far. An other -exp needed.
>>>> KDE in progress.

Packages status:
- i386: 
  - 6 after png and curl
  - 7 after png and curl
  - an 8 incremental build is in progress and should be shortly finished
  - 9 pacakges are from middle March
>>> from 9 Apr.
- amd64:
  - 6 packages are post png and curl
  - 7 build is in progress and will be finished tomorrow
  - 8 last build was done in the middle of the png update/fixes; we
    won't run an other before Xorg, KDE and Gnome go in (for lack of
>>> in progress, with ports from yesterday
  - 9 build in progress (with sources that are believed to fix the zlib
>>>> nope, still old packages.

In other words, if you wish to update without waiting for Xorg, Gnome
and KDE now it's a good moment.

>>> So no clear ETA yet, a few days more.

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