[HEADSUP]: ports feature freeze starts in one week
erwin at FreeBSD.org
Sun Feb 14 21:20:12 UTC 2010
On Sun, Jan 31, 2010 at 07:36:33PM +0100, Erwin Lansing wrote:
> In preparation for 7.3-RELEASE, the ports tree will be in feature freeze
> after release candidate 1 (RC1 )is released, currently planned for
> February 8.
For those wondering why the freeze hasn't taken effect yet, as the
freeze coincides with RC1, we are waiting for RC1 to be announced which
should be any day now.
> If you have any commits with high impact planned, get them in the tree
> before then and if they require an experimental build, have a request
> for one in portmgr hands within the next few days.
> Note that this again will be a feature freeze and not a full freeze.
> Normal upgrade, new ports, and changes that only affect other branches
> will be allowed without prior approval but with the extra
> Feature safe: yes tag in the commit message. Any commit that is sweeping,
> i.e. touches a large number of ports, infrastructural changes, commts to
> ports with unusually high number of dependencies, and any other commit
> that requires the rebuilding of many packages will not be allowed
> without prior explicit approval from portmgr after that date.
> Erwin Lansing http://droso.org
> Prediction is very difficult
> especially about the future erwin at FreeBSD.org
Erwin Lansing http://droso.org
Prediction is very difficult
especially about the future erwin at FreeBSD.org
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