ports freeze and portaudit alerts

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Wed Oct 13 14:26:40 PDT 2004

On Sun, Oct 10, 2004 at 05:03:31PM -0400, Chuck Swiger wrote:

> "How long is too long to keep the ports tree frozen?"
> I suspect that there would exist less busywork between portmgr@ and maybe 
> re@ if the ports tree was frozen not during the entire beta cycle, but 
> starting a week or so before the RC versions come out.

The point of the freeze is to get people to slow down and fix broken
ports that tend to get overlooked during normal operations, instead of
breaking new ones by allowing unrestricted commits to the tree.


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