HEADSUP: ports freeze delay

Kris Kennaway kris at FreeBSD.org
Tue Mar 15 09:14:05 PST 2005

On Tue, Mar 15, 2005 at 05:05:08AM +0100, Danny Pansters wrote:

> I'm not blaming you, just said I missed it and of course after I missed it I 
> missed everyting after that. I'm not blaming anyone like I said, just that it 
> happened, that's all. Next time I'll look back into releng (which is apart 
> from release time usually meaningless). But I hope you can understand that 
> once you've seen such a date it might easily be a week or so before you'll 
> find it's been changed through email.
> How about when we get towards release we send info/updates notices daily or 
> even more if needed to all port maintainers or even all subscribers of the 
> relevant mailinglists?

I think that would be extremely annoying.

Sending emails with 'HEADS UP' in the subject really should be enough
visibility for anyone.


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