How to follow changes to porting best practices?

Bryan Drewery bdrewery at
Thu Oct 29 03:54:38 UTC 2015

On 10/28/2015 5:36 PM, Mel Pilgrim wrote:
> Nearly every time I send a maintainer update, there's some new method I
> don't know about.  There's nothing about it on ports or ports-announce
> and porttools/portlint don't mention it either.  I end up scanning
> through commits to ports/head/Mk to find them after the fact.
> What do I need to do to track changes to Ports BCP?  It seems
> subscribing to ports and ports-announce, and using the existing porting
> tools is insufficient.

I cannot keep up either.

The ideal place is in the /usr/ports/CHANGES file.  It is supposed to
get news about new framework changes.

Bryan Drewery

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