drop multimedia@ maintainership on some ports
bapt at FreeBSD.org
Wed Feb 20 14:12:28 UTC 2019
On Wed, Feb 20, 2019 at 02:44:34PM +0100, Baptiste Daroussin wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 20, 2019 at 01:31:11PM +0100, Jan Beich wrote:
> > Baptiste Daroussin <bapt at FreeBSD.org> writes:
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > I am planning to drop maintainership of some ports actually maintained by
> > > multimedia@ to ports@ in order to give a chance to anyone to jump on it and
> > > maintain them directly if needed.
> > Hmm, I had the opposite reaction from another portmgr@ peer.
> > https://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/svn-ports-head/2018-October/189060.html
> Interesting I bet we do need to have a portmgr discussion here.
After discussing with mat we are actually aligned, what mat is describing there
is the default policy for when we do reset maintainership, as it will start
becoming complicated if there was specific policy. But then the team itself can
decide on the fact to actually maintain those or not.
> > > The reasoning is that things that are not part of I would say the core
> > > multimedia components (libraries mainly) then those are badly maintained by
> > > multimedia@
> > >
> > > In the list of thing I want to release:
> > > - multimedia/shotcut
> > > - audio/nuvolaplayer
> > > - multimedia/dvdstyler
> > > - multimedia/subtitleeditor
> > > - multimedia/vid.stab
> > > - multimedia/webvfx-qt5
> > > - www/nuvolaplayer*
> > > - x11-toolkits/diorite
> > >
> > > What do you think?
> > A lot more can be kicked out but the following are no-brainer:
> > - x11/xnee (no more multimedia-related than script(1) with -r/-p)
I'll add it to the list
> > - x11-toolkits/diorite (widget for audio/nuvolaplayer)
ALready in the list :)
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