How are [MAINTAINER] patches handled and why aren't PRs FIFO?
mexas at bristol.ac.uk
Sat Apr 30 21:38:40 UTC 2011
On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 07:16:47PM -0500, Mark Linimon wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 03:55:35PM -0400, Jerry wrote:
> > Would you please rewrite it in basic English using proper sentence
> > structure.
> Please note: although the primary language of the project is English,
> probably less than half of FreeBSD committers are native Enligsh speakers.
> See ports/xearth/files/freebsd.committers.markers.
Wow, that is cool!
One problem with 23k ports is that a poor
ignorant user (myself) sometimes doesn't
know what is best for him/her. I was fretting
about not having a native Google earth
(I just don't like USE_LINUX=yes ports),
yet here is another brilliant port.
I just wonder why so few submitters on the list:
BUZI> wc /usr/local/lib/X11/xearth/freebsd.*
335 2284 17912 /usr/local/lib/X11/xearth/freebsd.committers.markers
73 386 3484 /usr/local/lib/X11/xearth/freebsd.ftp.markers
14 78 594 /usr/local/lib/X11/xearth/freebsd.submitters.markers
422 2748 21990 total
Mark, many thanks for the hint.
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