pkgng 1.0 release schedule, and HEAD switch to pkgng by default
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Tue Aug 21 18:31:35 UTC 2012
On Tue, Aug 21, 2012 at 11:17:36AM -0700, Doug Barton wrote:
> On 8/21/2012 6:46 AM, Baptiste Daroussin wrote:
> > I would also like to just remove pkg_* tools from RELENG_10 if that fits the
> > schedule.
> Um, no?
> Until pkg becomes mandatory (which can't happen for several years) the
> pkg_* tools can't be removed altogether.
> What _would_ be useful is what should have been done many years ago when
> it was first suggested: Move the pkg_* tools to ports.
> It's too late for 9.1 already, but if you made that change today in
> HEAD, and after 9.1 (but before 8.4) you MFC it to stable/, then you
> could theoretically make pkg mandatory after 9.1 EOLs.
> To make my point more clear, the ports tree has to support the last
> release to ship with pkg_* tools in the base throughout its lifetime. To
> do anything else would be be a massive POLA violation.
> I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do
> something. And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what
> I can do.
> -- Edward Everett Hale, (1822 - 1909)
that is what I meant of course, sorry if I badly said it at first
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