Ports version upping policy?

Dan Langille dan at langille.org
Tue Apr 12 05:24:29 PDT 2005

On 12 Apr 2005 at 14:17, Florent Thoumie wrote:

> Le Mardi 12 avril 2005 à 08:12 -0400, Dan Langille a écrit :
> > On 12 Apr 2005 at 13:26, Florent Thoumie wrote:
> > 
> > > 	Yes, I've asked Dan Langille to add a special notice for these 
> > > 	ports so that people know they are unmaintained. Maybe we should
> > > 	think about it again. Dan ?
> > 
> > What sort of notice are you thinking of?
> 	"The maintainer of this port is ports at FreeBSD.org, that means 
> 	the port is currently unmaintained and that here may be delays 
> 	between port updates."

How about:

"There is no maintainer for this port.  Updates may be delayed."

> 	Maybe you can add another note saying that mail sent to ports@ 
> 	go to the freebsd-ports@ mailing list.

"Any concerns regarding this port should be directed to the FreeBSD 
Ports mailing list via freebsd-ports at FreeBSD.org."

> 	I suggested this on IRC some weeks ago, didn't remember what was
> 	the final thought about this but it seems that's unclear to lots
> 	of people.

I missed that.
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