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

Melvyn Sopacua melvyn at
Mon May 12 18:49:15 UTC 2014

On Mon, 12 May 2014, John Marino wrote:

> I commit PR patches that are 6 to 18 months old fairly frequently.
> There is obviously a huge backlog but many PRs are processed daily.  The
> PRs that aren't getting processed quickly are "[NEW PORT]" PRs (and
> apparently anything mentioning fuse-fs for some reason).  A staging PR
> is going to jump the line; it has a higher priority.
> Why would you even entertain the idea that a staging PR will fall
> between the cracks?

Perhaps the better question is: what are the factors that will make
committers shy away from a PR, even if it's summary contains stage? [1]
Maybe we (maintainers) can do better?


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