UPDATING entry for X.org changes

Erik Trulsson ertr1013 at student.uu.se
Fri May 7 12:53:21 UTC 2010

On Fri, May 07, 2010 at 08:25:56AM -0400, Robert Huff wrote:
> =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Ren=E9_Ladan?= writes:
> >  >        Is there one?  I've been checking daily, and ... nothing.
> >  > (Various sited, including just now "cvsup.freebsd.org:.)
> >
> >  No, there is indeed none for now.
> 	Obvious question: why not?  Even if all it says is "use
> 'portmaster -af' or portupgrade equivalent", isn't having such a
> huge event go unremarked in front-line documentation a Bad Idea(tm)?

No, not really.  The entries in UPDATING are really only intended for
the cases where the Usual Procedures(tm) for updating are not
sufficient and the user needs to take some kind of special action.
For the recent X.org change users are not supposed to need to do
anything special when upgrading, and thus there is no need for an entry

The size of the upgrade is not really relevant for if it gets an entry
in UPDATING or not, only if some kind of special action is needed.

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Erik Trulsson
ertr1013 at student.uu.se

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