ACTION REQUIRED - Unstaged Ports being DEPRECATED on June 31st.

Dominic Fandrey kamikaze at
Mon May 12 08:11:43 UTC 2014

On 10/05/2014 17:33, Bryan Drewery wrote:
> You are receiving this mail as it affects FreeBSD ports that you maintain.
> In September 2013, the Ports framework learned how to Stage ports.
> On June 31st, all unstaged ports will be marked DEPRECATED and have
> their MAINTAINER reset.
> On August 31st, all unstaged ports will be removed from the ports tree.

That's hardly fair with maintainer-updates not being committed for months.

I usually stop updating my ports when that happens and resume my
activity when my confidence that stuff has a chance of being committed
is restored. I.e. when all my old updates have been committed.

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