Clean up old PRs

Chris Rees utisoft at
Mon May 16 12:16:56 UTC 2011

On 16 May 2011 13:03, "Jerry" <jerry at> wrote:
> There are several PRs that are years (literally) old. For example:
> <>
> o 2005/10/13 ports/87397 edwin [patch] incorrect use of PAPERSIZE make
variable in some ports
> Maybe it is time that some of these extremely old PRs be put to rest.
> Perhaps a new classification should be added. Presently there are
> several possible classifications:
> o - open
>    A problem report has been submitted, no sanity checking performed.
> a - analyzed
>    The problem is understood and a solution is being sought.
> f - feedback
>    Further work requires additional information from the originator or
>    the community - possibly confirmation of the effectiveness of a
>    proposed solution.
> p - patched
>    A patch has been committed, but some issues (MFC and / or
>    confirmation from originator) are still open.
> r - repocopy
>    The resolution of the problem report is dependent on a repocopy
>    operation within the CVS repository which is awaiting completion.
> s - suspended
>    The problem is not being worked on, due to lack of information or
>    resources. This is a prime candidate for somebody who is looking
>    for a project to do. If the problem cannot be solved at all, it
>    will be closed, rather than suspended.
> c - closed
>    A problem report is closed when any changes have been integrated,
>    documented, and tested -- or when fixing the problem is abandoned.
> I am proposing a new one:
> x - expired
>    This report is over 2 years old. If no one has bothered to fix it
>    by now, then in all probability no one will.

Normally closed is used for this.


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