Release schedules

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at
Sun Dec 14 11:12:56 PST 2008

andrew clarke wrote:
> On Sat 2008-12-13 19:05:35 UTC+0000, Matthew Seaman (m.seaman at wrote:
>> Ports aren't actually frozen at the moment.  Neither are they
>> completely open for any sort of updates.  Instead they're in a 'slush'
>> -- no sweeping changes permitted, no major changes to the
>> infrastructure (ie., that sort of thing).
> How does one determine the state (frozen/slush/unfrozen/other?) of the
> Ports tree?
> Is the state kept in the tree itself?

No -- you follow the announcements from re at ... and portmgr at ... on the
appropriate mailing lists, and you consult the web page at



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