[HEADSUP]: Ports feature freeze for 8.1 now in effect

Ion-Mihai Tetcu itetcu at FreeBSD.org
Fri Jun 18 14:36:48 UTC 2010

On Fri, 18 Jun 2010 14:10:28 +0200
Erwin Lansing <erwin at FreeBSD.org> wrote:

> In preparation for 8.1-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, commits 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.

>>>> "any commit that requires the rebuilding of many packages"

And this time we will ask for instant back-out of everything that
should had not been committed in the first place.

If you have time, you can always help with unmaintained ports:
or even maintained ones:

Help us getting a good, stable package set for the release please,

IOnut - Un^d^dregistered ;) FreeBSD "user"
  "Intellectual Property" is   nowhere near as valuable   as "Intellect"
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