HEADS UP: Ports freeze for 5.3-RELEASE on September 3

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Sat Aug 14 18:06:35 PDT 2004

On Sat, Aug 14, 2004 at 09:00:36PM -0400, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
> This is just an early warning to let you know the ports tree will be
> frozen _for two weeks_ starting on September 3, 2004 2300 UTC.  This
> will be done in preparation for 5.3-RELEASE.  The release schedule has
> been updated to reflect the various ports-related dates.
> The reason for the extra week of frost is to weed out as many GCC 3.4.2
> problems and other architecture build failures as possible.  We will
> also be using the new approver CVS code to enforce the "no unauthorized
> commits" policy.  Therefore, committers don't have to worry about
> getting fed to Beastie or sacrificed to "*BSD is dying" trolls on
> Slashdot...this time.

Although we may do it anyway just for fun.

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