[HEADS UP] Ports Infrastructure Changes
uqs at freebsd.org
Sat Apr 2 10:28:38 UTC 2011
On Fr, 25.03.2011 at 07:11:42 +0800, Martin Wilke wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 4:06 AM, Ulrich Spörlein <uqs at freebsd.org> wrote:
> > On Sat, 19.03.2011 at 09:49:39 +0800, Martin Wilke wrote:
> > > Hey,
> > >
> > > as the Ports Collection continue to grow, we have decided to
> > > do some changes to the category layout. The www category, second
> > > largest with over 2000 individual ports, will have three subcategories
> > > spinned out. On the other side, x11-servers category, with only
> > > 10 ports, will be folded into regular x11 category.
> > Why? I can understand you'd like to move the handful of x11-servers into
> > x11, but what do you gain by splitting www?
> > The time and repo-churn could probably be spent on something more
> > constructive than moving ports around.
> so can u guys please come back to the review of the ports for the categorie
It would still be nice to know, what you think this move will improve.
Because it will fuck over people who have for example the following in
Let alone people who have used the OPTIONS framework and saved their
settings to /var/db/ports/.
So, again, what is gained by that move and how does it offset those
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