the right next step?
wmoran at potentialtech.com
Tue Oct 23 17:20:09 PDT 2007
John Nielsen <lists at jnielsen.net> wrote:
> 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).
Note also that a ports freeze is starting soon for 7.0 and 6.3 release.
During the freeze, you'll have difficulty getting any ports changes
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