Where is FreeBSD going?
neuhauser at bellavista.cz
Fri Jan 9 06:56:56 PST 2004
# adamw at FreeBSD.org / 2004-01-09 08:30:01 -0500:
> >> (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
But it wouldn't hurt if this info was part of
b) freebsd-releng with a pointer from porters-handbook
> > > > 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."
www.freebsd.org/gnome/ is pehaps the last place I would be looking
in search for this. doesn't the para belong in porters-handbook?
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