ioquake3 support more platforms
linimon at lonesome.com
Fri Dec 18 12:21:27 UTC 2009
On Fri, Dec 18, 2009 at 12:31:38PM +0100, Dominic Fandrey wrote:
> But that's not different for any port. E.g. sysutils/bsdadminscripts is
> all mine, I create the distfiles and maintain the port, their is no
> guarantee that I don't do evil apart from me being quite certain that
> I don't.
Sure there is. That's why we have ports committers. They are supposed
to audit the changes to the port to make sure that the changes are safe.
In particular, I expect that they check that the changes are not so
extensive that they indicate the distributing system has been hacked.
> Why can one assume that an ioquake release is safe? One really cannot.
> It's made by the same people who maintain the non-trustworthy SVN.
There's no such check as the above possible with checkouts from a source
control system. You get whatever is on that box at time T.
> Also it's a -devel port. That kinda screams "At your own risk" right
> into your face.
And NO_PACKAGES would further guarantee it.
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