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

Torfinn Ingolfsen tingox at
Mon Nov 22 18:59:00 UTC 2010


On Mon, Nov 22, 2010 at 2:19 PM, RW <rwmaillists at> wrote:

> Actually it does discuss the wording of the synopsis for both new and
> updated ports which gives the impression that that that section covers
> both.
> Furthermore  the update chapter is at the opposite end of the
> index under the single misleading word  "Upgrading".  There's no mention
> of "submitting" which is what people will be looking for.
> IMO chapter 10 should either be 3.7 or be merged into 3.6. If anything
> deserves to be under "Quick Porting" it's this.

So then we will see your PR for an update of that chapter in the Porter's
Handbook in the next few days perhaps?

>  The trouble is that even when people do read handbooks from beginning
> to end there are always sections that that they are likely to skip
> until they need them, and this is one of them.

The Porter's Handbook is not going to be improved unless the people who read
it and have ideas for improvement do something about it.

Torfinn Ingolfsen

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