Kevin Oberman rkoberman at gmail.com
Tue Dec 24 17:24:54 UTC 2013

On Tue, Dec 24, 2013 at 8:37 AM, Jay Borkenhagen <jayb at braeburn.org> wrote:

> Hi,
> Still no activity that I can see.
> Is this really the way the ports process is supposed to work, that
> even after a port's maintainer has put a fix in SVN we need to hope a
> committer notices it and takes action?  Sorry for being ignorant of
> the process -- I was just really hoping to be able to do some
> end-of-year admin tasks with this fixed port, and that's looking less
> promising now...
> Thanks.
>                                                 Jay B.

Hi, Jay. It's been a while!

No, it's not the way it is supposed to work, but in the real world, it
often is the way it does. And, since this is a volunteer operation, around
the time of Saturnalia,  when so many are away or busy with families
celebrating Christmas and the new year, it can get pretty slow trying to
get a bit of time from a committer.

In this case it took a month after the maintainer approved the fix before a
committer picked it up. Now that the committer has it, it will likely
actually get committed as soon as tjil gets back to work. (He picked it up
on Friday.)
R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer
E-mail: rkoberman at gmail.com

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