Date: Sun, 14 Nov 2021 15:54:22 UTC
Hi! > On 14/11/2021 16:34, Kurt Jaeger wrote: > > You can ask the maintainer if he wants to join upstream, but > > if there's no interest, there's no need to pressure one into upstream 8-) > > Don't worry: I don't want to pressure anyone into doing anything. :) > > But I would like to know how much functionality a port maintainer can add > to a package before it is considered too much. There's no rule that limits it. Upstream can also hunt for functional changes 8-) and integrate them 8-) > At some point the port will no longer represent the upstream package, and > I'd really like to know where this limit is. There are two aspects: - If the changes are useful, upstream can integrate them... - If the changes collide with upstream ideas, who's to judge, as long as no license issues are created ? Maybe it makes it easier to understand if you tell us the port in question ? -- pi@FreeBSD.org +49 171 3101372 Now what ?