ports missing their packages.

Mark Linimon linimon at lonesome.com
Wed Oct 29 15:17:23 UTC 2008

On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 11:00:50PM +1100, andrew clarke wrote:
> Presumably the 6.x series wlll be retired before 8.x is released... :)

No, there will be an overlap.  See

8.0 had *better* be out before 2010 :-)

> That brings up a question - what is the usual procedure for port
> maintainers so they can test their ports on both 6.x & 7.x?

I think most people these days run 7.x and create a ports tinderbox
(ports-mgmt/tinderbox) to check on 6.x.  A few people have tinderboxes


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