ports - dovecot

Jim Trigg jtrigg at spamcop.net
Tue Aug 24 21:24:41 UTC 2010

On Tue, Aug 24, 2010 at 4:04 PM, Jerry <freebsd-ports.user at seibercom.net> wrote:
> On Tue, 24 Aug 2010 20:46:49 +0200
> DZIOBAK <dziobak84 at interia.pl> articulated:
>> Could you please tell me when can be released dovecot-1.2.14 and
>> dovecot-2.0.1? The versions 1.2.13 and 2.0.0 are released for couple
>> of weeks, but ports are not created.
> While releasing the former into the ports system is a worthwhile goal,
> it would be a mistake IMHO to do the same for the latter. The software
> author is releasing on what appears to be an almost hourly schedule,
> patches to the base program. Until it stabilizes, I would not recommend
> releasing it into the wild. If it has as many problems as it appears to
> on the system it was written on, one can only imagine what sort of
> problems await FreeBSD users.

I think it would be perfectly reasonable to release it as
dovecot-devel (which is currently DEPRECATED because it's lagging
behind the main dovecot port).


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