Kevin Oberman kob6558 at
Mon Dec 12 18:03:16 UTC 2011

On Mon, Dec 12, 2011 at 9:36 AM, Jason Hellenthal <jhell at> wrote:
> Hi Gerald,
> As a request once again similiar to one I have made in the past... Would it be possible yet to slow down the update process for the gcc46 port ?
> This is turning out to be quite the pain in the U-Know-What with version flapping and rebuilding because a port depends on it. If I am correct it is updated weekly. I caught the tail end of the previous update and the day after it was bumped to the next snapshot version & by the time both of those were finished the port had once again been bumped to _1.
> Is there anything that could be done to stabalize this ... ?
> At this point I am left for the manual intervention of using +IGNOREME files or excluding by whatever means neccesary as weekly updates seem completely unneccesary now that alot of ports are shifting to depend on gcc46.
> Can a gcc46-devel port be branched for those that absolutely need the weekly updates ?

gcc46 is used by so many ports that I am continually re-building it
and on slow machines, this takes a while. How about a gcc46-devel port
that gets the regular updates and let gcc46 stay stable when there are
not major fixes?
R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer
E-mail: kob6558 at

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