who is the portsmgr? Re Linux hier

Jeremy Messenger mezz7 at cox.net
Thu Dec 20 17:50:51 PST 2007


On Thu, 20 Dec 2007 19:36:32 -0600, Chuck Robey <chuckr at chuckr.org> wrote:

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> Back last time I was last active,Satoshi Asami was the "Portsmeister".  I
> dunno if that term is used anymore, but I need to find out if one person  
> is in
> charge of ports, or if it's a group of folks, and whichever it is, what  
> their
> name(s) are?

s/portsmgr/portmgr/g (without 's')

http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/articles/contributors/staff-listing.html  
(3.2)

Cheers,
Mezz

> In case you're curious (nosy, aren't you?) I need to ask questions about  
> the
> official attitude with regards to the install hierarchy to be followed  
> for
> Linux applications.  I need more than just opinions, else I'd just ask  
> here,
> but I need to know, officially, what it is.  IF I can get it nailed  
> down, and
> if it ends up the way I would like it, I will go ahead and invest all  
> the time
> it takes, to fix every port I see that I think is broken, but I won't  
> start
> doing this until I get official word on RIGHT WAY.
>
> Oh, BTW, I don't intend sneaking anything in, but I am not going to do  
> the
> work unless I find out if the work (if it does like I ask) would be  
> accepted.
>
> Darn, I can see 6 different ways to misinterpret that.  Ah, heck, it'll  
> be
> easier to reply to all the accusations, than try to explain it all up  
> front.
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