Updating ports and send-pr(1)

Dryice Liu dryice at hotpop.com
Sun Nov 13 23:15:55 PST 2005

Boris Samorodov <bsam at ipt.ru> wrote:
> On Sat, 12 Nov 2005 19:44:10 +1000 Dave Symonds wrote:
>> Can someone point me in the correct direction for checking send-pr
>> submissions? I've tried submitting patches to update some ports via
>> send-pr(1), and I can't tell whether they are getting through to the
>> right place. I'm fairly sure my mail configuration is correct (I Cc:
>> it to another of my email addresses, and that works), but I don't know
>> how to check on its progress.
> Send-pr is OK, but FreeBSD.org mail servers are using some anti-spam
> teckniques. If you don't receive an announcement about openning a PR
> you should check if those servers are receiving email from you.
> Special maillist for the purpose is freebsd-testing at FreeBSD.org. Check
> your mail server logs.

The FreeBSD.org mail server requires the machine where you do send-pr
have an RDNS record. If your machine does not, you can use
/usr/ports/mail/ssmtp to setup a gateway.

Dryice @ http://dryice.3322.org

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