PR's not being picked up (Was Re: becoming a port committor)

Charlie Kester corky1951 at
Mon Nov 22 07:23:01 UTC 2010

On Sun 21 Nov 2010 at 22:01:28 PST Janky Jay, III wrote:
>    Almost anyone who is an only semi-serious port maintainer (meaning
>they only have a select few number of ports to maintain and are only
>trying to contribute/participate) knows that maybe this issue is due
>to the porter's handbook. Specifically
>which blatantly states that all submissions whether they are new OR
>updates be submitted in shar format. Maybe the commiters should bring
>this up and have a few less to deal with..? Just a suggestion.

That page doesn't say what you think it says.  

Its context is the creation of a new port.  It doesn't say anything
about updating an existing port.

Perhaps the problem is that some people never read the *rest* of the
handbook?  If they would, they'd find this page, which explicitly says
to use 'diff -ruN':

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