[RFC] Why FreeBSD ports should have branches by OS version

Grzegorz Junka list1 at gjunka.com
Fri Jun 23 20:59:38 UTC 2017

On 23/06/2017 12:32, Baho Utot wrote:
> On 06/23/17 07:48, RW via freebsd-ports wrote:
>> On Thu, 22 Jun 2017 22:03:35 -0400
>> Baho Utot wrote:
>>> The pre-compiled packages is what drove me to build the entire system
>>> as it gave me a broken system that would not work and upon getting it
>>> to function would/**/spontaneous reboot.  My hand built packages
>>> stopped that.
>>> I have built run LFS for 10 years.  I created a packaging system
>>> using rpm for LFS ( it is on github ) .  I worked for turbolinux as a
>>> beta tester and worked with the folks that kept KDE3 alive, so I am
>>> some one that knows something.
>> And yet you do seem quite exceptionally accident prone.
> Oh gee more insults,  is that all you have?
> I guess that is encourgement for me to help FreeBSD.  NOT.
> I see many posts about FreeBSD needing help and new help leaving just 
> as fast.  I wonder why when there is no incentive to work with others 
> how that works.  Ya name calling helps.

I think you explained well enough what changes/improvements in 
maintaining of the ports tree you would like to see. Can you be more 
precise what help and from whom you would need in order to implement it?

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