Re: An apology about my commits

From: Kubilay Kocak <>
Date: Fri, 28 May 2021 13:26:47 +1000
On 28/05/2021 1:25 pm, Kubilay Kocak wrote:
> On 28/05/2021 1:19 pm, Neel Chauhan wrote:
>> Hi freebsd-ports_at_, ports-committers_at_,
>> I hope all is well with you.
>> You may know I have prematurely made Ports commits without review, 
>> namely 507359c509389602b4060b2c5e203c99911c3578 and 
>> 0bc7478682b2d7c9393f2dd095d99072070a2f65.
>> I'm really sorry if I pushed these commits without approval.
>> I feel extremely guilty for making these commits without approval, and 
>> almost felt I will lose my commit bit. I even thought at times that I 
>> will have to switch my PCs/servers to Windows or Linux if all goes 
>> wrong since I will feel shame for even **using** FreeBSD [1].
>> Next time, I will try not to bypass review, especially for big commits 
>> that touch major packages like devel/glib20.
>> However, to unbreak the fetching for GNOME Ports that have been 
>> updated to 40.x, we will need to make one change to Mk/ 
>> This patch is in . This may need 
>> portmgr approval, but I won't commit it without approval.
>> Happy hacking!
>> -Neel Chauhan (nc_at_)
>> Footnotes:
>> [1] - For reference, I work at Microsoft and use Windows at work, but 
>> used FreeBSD almost exclusively at home since 2012, back when I was 
>> only 15 (I'm 24 now), and more-or-less the only server OS I have run 
>> my home servers on since I set that up in 2013.
> It's your thoughts and care that count Neel, don't feel guilty.
> The responses you received could have been a bit more 'matter of fact'.
> What was *actually* important about the replies was 'we should be QA'ing 
> everything and getting more than one persons eyes on things'.
> Note (for everyone), some of the biggest impacts are caused by the 
> smallest commits.
> The idea of a 'trivial update' needs to be related to the dustbin, and 
> we're still hearing it often.

ugh, relegated*
Received on Fri May 28 2021 - 03:26:47 UTC

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