the right next step?

John Nielsen lists at
Tue Oct 23 17:03:01 PDT 2007

On Tuesday 23 October 2007, Aliya Harbouri wrote:
> Hi everybody!
> If we've
>  i)   raised a question about a port on this list
>  ii)  sent an email to the port maintainer
>  iii) filed a pr
>  iv)  waited ~ a month, then followed-up the pr
> and there's still no communication / action, what's the right next
> step?  Is there a different list to communicate to/on for follow-up?

Does your PR include a fix?

If it does, make some noise about it on the freebsd-ports mailing list and 
include the PR number and the fact that you've not heard back from the 

If it doesn't, you might still want to bring it up on -ports, but getting it 
fixed depends on someone volunteering to take ownership of the problem (if 
not outright maintainership of the port).


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