ports-system priorities rant (Re: sysutils/cfs)
Julian H. Stacey
jhs at berklix.com
Tue Sep 13 19:57:14 UTC 2011
> From: Chris Rees <crees at freebsd.org>
> Date: Tue, 13 Sep 2011 19:25:01 +0100
> Message-id: <CADLo838gUfrGhOYWYBym=5YiATyJy8r9bNdXCU8gmBjEbrEq6g at mail.gmail.com>
Chris Rees wrote:
> On 13 September 2011 18:54, Julian H. Stacey <jhs at berklix.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Reference:
> >> From: Chris Rees <crees at freebsd.org>
> >> Date: Tue, 13 Sep 2011 18:44:37 +0100
> >> Message-id: <CADLo83-ZcVAeyznw5DtEHV1tOsBUrZLLR2HJxFjrX_QewpHysA at mail.gmail.com>
> > Chris Rees wrote:
> >> On 12 September 2011 22:18, Julian H. Stacey <jhs at berklix.com> wrote:
> >> > Matthias Andree wrote:
> >> >> >> An obscure piece of software is undesirable (and shouldn't be ported in
> >> >> >> the first place).
> >> >> >
> >> >> > Bullshit!
> >> >>
> >> >> I think that suffices. If the discussion is getting emotional, we
> >> >> should stop it.
> >> >
> >> > No. You should stop advocating killing ports, or leave, or be revoked.
> >> > FreeBSD would be better without immature ports slaughterers.
> >> >
> >> Julian,
> >> Your arguments have become excessively ad-hominem, and please don't
> >> think you're upsetting anyone in the slightest with them.
> >> Use rational and technical arguments, or take a break.
> >> Chris
> > Your proposal to remove procmail among others was ridiculous.
> > Please consider resigning Chris.
> Not mine.
> Please consider reading mailing lists properly rather than jumping to
Chris Rees You are False. You posted this:
> Chris Rees utisoft at gmail.com
> Sun Sep 4 16:56:37 UTC 2011
> I've had to deprecate sysutils/cfs -- there's a confirmed issue with
> failing locks  which has been open for two years with no fix.
> Please would someone consider stepping up to fix and maintain it? It
> has two months to live.
>  http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=ports/137378
> - -
> Chris Rees | FreeBSD Developer
You then pressurised new Maintainer to fix quick or delete,
despite several of us told you in use working fine for ages.
Chris Rees, you are butchering ports/ You were give a commit bit
11th June 2011. http://www.freebsd.org/news/newsflash.html
Its time that commit bit was revoked to protect ports/ along with
perhaps 3 other misguided butchers' commit bits, perhaps one of
whom might have been your commit mentor.
Julian Stacey, BSD Unix Linux C Sys Eng Consultants Munich http://berklix.com
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