git: fc27e71592 - main - Committer's guide: add an "Approved by" case used in ports

From: Ed Maste <>
Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2023 21:04:54 UTC
The branch main has been updated by emaste:


commit fc27e71592205c8bb74ded42c20d17718fef4a05
Author:     Ed Maste <>
AuthorDate: 2023-06-20 18:27:07 +0000
Commit:     Ed Maste <>
CommitDate: 2023-06-21 21:04:26 +0000

    Committer's guide: add an "Approved by" case used in ports
    PR:             259385
    Reviewed by:    gerald
    Sponsored by:   The FreeBSD Foundation
 documentation/content/en/articles/committers-guide/_index.adoc | 1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/documentation/content/en/articles/committers-guide/_index.adoc b/documentation/content/en/articles/committers-guide/_index.adoc
index 612db2afb0..898fa7e307 100644
--- a/documentation/content/en/articles/committers-guide/_index.adoc
+++ b/documentation/content/en/articles/committers-guide/_index.adoc
@@ -2515,6 +2515,7 @@ There are several cases where approval is customary:
 * commits to an area of the tree covered by the LOCKS file (src)
 * during a release cycle
 * committing to a repo where you do not hold a commit bit (e.g. src committer committing to docs)
+* committing to a port maintained by someone else
 While under mentorship, get mentor approval before the commit. Enter the mentor's username in this field, and note that they are a mentor: