Re: Regarding port(s) you maintain in FreeBSD ports collection

From: Greg 'groggy' Lehey <>
Date: Sun, 07 Nov 2021 22:40:29 UTC
On Sunday,  7 November 2021 at 20:27:01 +0100, Michael Gmelin wrote:
>> On 7. Nov 2021, at 20:06, Dan Mahoney (Ports) <> wrote:
>>> On Nov 7, 2021, at 7:04 AM, Daniel Engberg <> wrote:
>>> You're receiving this mail because you have one or more ports that
>>> are affected by the change proposed in
>>> ...
>> This caused me some headscratching (wait, is my port here but not
>> in the list?  Am I mailed because a port here is a dependency of my
>> port?)
>> I???ve concluded that instead I???m receiving this mail because you
>> sent it to the entire ports mailing list.  Am I wrong?
> At least one of the affected ports is maintained by ports@ (=unmaintained).

That makes it rather pointless to say "because you have one or more
ports".  Now *everybody* has to go through the list to find whether
they're affected or not.  It would have been better to exclude ports@
from the list.  But what I see is that really only ports@ was on the
To: list.

Sent from my desktop computer.
See complete headers for address and phone numbers.
This message is digitally signed.  If your Microsoft mail program
reports problems, please read