FreeBSD Port: virtualbox-ose-6.1.20 outdated

Guido Falsi mad at
Sat May 1 09:50:35 UTC 2021

On 01/05/21 01:17, Dutchman01 via freebsd-emulation wrote:
> bugfix release 6.1.22 is released!
> There is need to upgrade from 6.1.20 to 6.1.22

This is known, automatic notifications already reached the mailing list 
yesterday at 8:55 UTC

The notification actually contained an error and I already reacted to 
that by adding the PORTSCOUT variable to the legacy ports.

I'm testing the new release and should be able to commit the update to 
the tree later. It looks like a n easy update, but testing this ports 
requires time. Time to compile it (and it's heavy dependencies) on 
multiple OS version, time to run it to verify there are no big regressions.

This time the update looks easy with no need to modify patches or add 
new ones, but this looks like an exception not the rule.

When someone (like me this time) is able to start working on the update 
right away it's anyway impossible to get it in the tree in less than 
24/48 hours in the best scenarios. Much more it the update proves 
difficult due to incompatibilities or need to modify patches.

It could also happen for committers to be all busy or unavailable so a 
week or two could also happen.

Anyway, as stated, I should be able to commit the update today.

Guido Falsi <mad at>

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