Product management (was: Apologies (was: cvs commit: src Makefile.inc1 src/etc/defaults rc.conf src/etc/mtree BSD.usr.dist src/etc/rc.d Makefile isdnd pcvt syscons src/release/picobsd/build picobsd src/share/man/man4 Makefile atkbd.4 kbdmux.4 pcvt.4 splash.4 vkbd.4 ...))

Wilko Bulte wb at
Sun May 21 15:40:43 PDT 2006

On Mon, May 22, 2006 at 08:07:49AM +0930, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote..
> On Monday, 22 May 2006 at  0:35:18 +0200, Wilko Bulte wrote:
> > On Mon, May 22, 2006 at 07:45:56AM +0930, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote..
> >> A number of people have contacted me expressing concern about the
> >> message I sent recently, and that I was being rude to phk.  I formally
> >> apologize to phk and anybody else who might feel offended.  It wasn't
> >> my intention to be offensive, merely to draw attention to problems we
> >> have with product management.  These problems remain.
> >
> > I'm not entirely sure what problems exactly,
> The question was who should authorize removing code from the tree.
> > but shouldn't these be addressed by re@, portmaster@, core@ for
> > example?
> Yes.  That's what I said (core@).  Arguably there should be a separate
> product management team, but my guess is that that wouldn't work well
> in our environment.

Actually that has been under discussion in the scope of axing Alpha support.

Given that I was a 'player' in that drama I leave it up to a core member to
comment further...

Wilko Bulte				wilko at

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