The ports collection has some serious issues
freebsd.contact at marino.st
Sat Dec 17 15:06:31 UTC 2016
On 12/17/2016 01:49, Hrant Dadivanyan wrote:
>>> On Fri, Dec 16, 2016 at 6:42 AM, Peter Jeremy <peter at rulingia.com> wrote:
>>>> On 2016-Dec-15 19:31:22 +0100, list-freebsd-ports at jyborn.se wrote:
>>>> Interestingly, the most vocal proponent of deleting portmaster and
>>>> portupgrade is the author/maintainer of synch.
>> It's not interesting at all. Synth was in a large part created because
>> people were irrationally sticking with portmaster and more frighteningly
>> gaining new users.
> Please don't judge what's rational and what's not, because it's community
> and when many people, even irrationally from your POV, sticking with
> portmaster, then it's worth to consider and look for a way to keep it up.
Why don't *you* look for a way to keep it up? TZ already said he is
looking to drop maintainership. Now *YOU* have the chance to do more
than order volunteers around.
>> The point is that these tools are in great shape and to imply otherwise
>> needs proof. It's portmaster that's not receiving updates.
> In current shape it works well for many people (and demanded by) in
> community, so why should it be removed ? You can warn as much as you want
> against, but you can't decide to remove.
Hrant, you must work on your reading comprehension. Nobody has talked
about removing portmaster, at all.
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