portmanager modifying bsd.port.mk

Freddie Cash fjwcash at gmail.com
Tue Mar 10 10:29:30 PDT 2009

On March 10, 2009 10:05 am Chuck Robey wrote:
> Doug Barton wrote:
> > Chuck Robey wrote:
> >> Just before sending my mail, I took a look at the cvs log, last entry
> >> is from more than 6 months ago, unless something is somehow fubared
> >> with my archive.  If it sits unchanged for so long, I interpreted that
> >> as being dead, I wasn't trying to be insulting, maybe I made an
> >> incorrect assumption.
> >
> > The last change to portmaster (minor bug fixes and one minor new
> > feature) was just shy of 6 months after the previous change, but I
> > assure you that it's very much alive. :)  Just because an existing
> > feature set is more or less mature doesn't mean that the project is
> > dead.
> Doug, we were speaking of portmanager, not portmaster (about which I'm
> utterly innocent).  Being thjat this is ports, not -chat, I think we
> shouldn't just launch out at random (although I'd enjoy that personally.)
>  If you want to continue this in any direction other than portmanager,
> maybe you could either move this to freebsd-chat, or make it private (no
> list in the CC:?) _______________________________________________

I believe he was just trying to make the point that just because there 
hasn't been any patches posted in 6 months, doesn't mean a project is dead.  
Not trying to steer the conversation over to portmaster.

fjwcash at gmail.com

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