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

Franco Fichtner franco at lastsummer.de
Mon Jun 26 07:46:48 UTC 2017


> On 26. Jun 2017, at 9:43 AM, Kurt Jaeger <lists at opsec.eu> wrote:
> 
>> Thus, in some cases, people demand or insist because they want something 
>> they either cannot accomplish themselves, or cannot accomplish in the 
>> limited time they have. As far as I have observed, you can't even -pay- 
>> the ports experts to do something you might want.
> 
> You can discuss the general idea with the foundation. Then give them
> the money they estimate for the feature. They'll easily find folks doing it.
> It just won't be cheap.

How about this: add more volunteers to begin with, more free resources for
any useful work.  With the right project leadership it'll do great.  :)


Cheers,
Franco


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