[HEADSUP]: ports feature freeze now in effect

Erwin Lansing erwin at FreeBSD.org
Mon Feb 15 17:19:03 UTC 2010


In preparation for 7.3-RELEASE, the ports tree is now in feature freeze.

Normal upgrade, new ports, and changes that only affect other branches
are 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 dependent ports, and any
other commit that requires the rebuilding of many packages is not allowed
without prior explicit approval from portmgr after that date.

When in doubt, please do not hesitate to contact portmgr.

-erwin


-- 
Erwin Lansing                                   http://droso.org
Prediction is very difficult
especially about the future                    erwin at FreeBSD.org
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