"stable" ports?

Matthias Andree matthias.andree at gmx.de
Tue Mar 30 11:46:09 UTC 2010

Am 30.03.2010 09:30, schrieb Garrett Cooper:

> If this is really slick and tinderbox / whatever tools is doing its
> job and no PRs have been reported for X number of days on a given port
> (would require tie-ins to GNATS, or whatever), perhaps it would be
> nice if ports were automatically `promoted' from HEAD to STABLE? I
> mean, why do something if a computer can do it for you, right :)?

It appears you're proposing the Debian style of management, which has a stable
branch, a testing branch and an unstable branch. Packages usually propagate from
unstable to testing under certain preconditions.

Matthias Andree

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