How to disable staging support in ports tree universally?

Daniel Nebdal dnebdal at
Sat Oct 12 11:35:28 UTC 2013

On Sat, Oct 12, 2013 at 11:08 AM, Torfinn Ingolfsen <tingox at> wrote:
> Hello,
> On Sat, Oct 12, 2013 at 10:15 AM, Matthew Seaman <matthew at> wrote:
>> Staging is here to stay.  There's no way of "turnng it off."  If the
> Why? Why can't it be turned off?
> What is the technical reason / reasoning behind this design decision?
> And why is staging special, compared to all other features that has
> been introduced to FreeBSD in the last few years?
> --
> Regards,
> Torfinn Ingolfsen

As I've understood it, it's not so much a "feature" as an
infrastructure *change* - asking to disable it is, from now on, about
as meaningful as asking if you could disable the fetch stage.

Daniel Nebdal

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