Ports version upping policy?
dan at langille.org
Tue Apr 12 05:50:54 PDT 2005
On 12 Apr 2005 at 14:27, Florent Thoumie wrote:
> Le Mardi 12 avril 2005 à 08:24 -0400, Dan Langille a écrit :
> > 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."
> Fine with me, the shorter the better.
> > > 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."
> Actually, that's what people do when using the link next to
> "Maintained by". I'm not sure how to explain this clearly with
> few words. Maybe "Maintained by: ports at FreeBSD.org
> (freebsd-ports@ mailing list)".
Have a look at http://beta.freshports.org/archivers/9e/ for an
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