Dropping maintainership of my ports
linimon at lonesome.com
Thu Apr 28 23:53:46 UTC 2011
On Wed, Apr 27, 2011 at 10:23:23AM +0200, Kurt Jaeger wrote:
> Maybe, if maintainer can "somehow easily" become ports committer,
> this hurdle might be lower ?
This has been discussed before. The barrier to entry is currently set
at the "seems to be willing to work on FreeBSD over a period of many
months, and a fair number of PRs."
The problem with lowering it is that the Ports Collection is complex;
new committers need to e.g. understand how a single port commit might
affect other ports (e.g. broken INDEX), among many other things.
Again, it's not a new idea; it's just that we have decided not to
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