[HEADS UP] Ports Infrastructure Changes

Ulrich Spörlein uqs at FreeBSD.org
Thu Mar 24 20:06:16 UTC 2011

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.

Uli -- "Hierarchies don't work!"

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