Where is FreeBSD going?
adamw at FreeBSD.org
Fri Jan 9 05:30:08 PST 2004
>> (01.09.2004 @ 0452 PST): Roman Neuhauser said, in 1.9K: <<
> # kris at obsecurity.org / 2004-01-08 16:36:30 -0800:
> > On Thu, Jan 08, 2004 at 06:36:42PM +0100, Roman Neuhauser wrote:
> > > That might be technically true, but the precise semantics of
> > > "(semi-)freeze" aren't as widely known as you seem to think.
> > > E. g. yesterday or today I received an email from a committer in
> > > response to my two mails to ports@ (the first urging a repocopy
> > > requested in a PR some time ago, the other retracting the request
> > > because of the freeze) saying (paraphrased) "to my surprise I was
> > > told repocopies are allowed during freeze". Some people just prefer
> > > to err on the safe side.
> > Repo-copies are not allowed during the freeze, but are any other time.
> ok, so someone (at least two people) out there is confused about
> this, and this only further proves my statement about the uncertainty.
Messages stating what Kris said are sent out at the beginning of every
> > > Also, I would have thought the Porter's handbook would e. g. contain
> > > info on preventing installation of .la files (I gathered from the
> > > ports@ list that they shouldn't be installed), isn't this lack quite
> > > obvious?
> > No, please raise this on the ports list.
> ok, cc'd to ports, Mail-Followup-To set.
A fix for this is given in
in the section entitled "Libtool Issues."
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