adding/updationg a Port

Chip Camden sterling at
Wed Nov 17 17:43:29 UTC 2010

Quoth Nicolas de Bari Embriz Garcia Rojas on Wednesday, 17 November 2010:
> Hi,  On November 6,  I submitted a New port:
> so far the
> submissions seems to be on standby.
> My question is, if for adding a port takes a 'couple of months' how
> much does it take for updating current existing ports ?
> regards.
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It depends on the nature and extent of the update.  I submitted an update
to a port that I maintain, and it was committed in under 21 minutes.
Conversely, I submitted a patch to one of the general port Makefiles, and that
took about 45 days.  Even though it was a very small patch, I presume the
committers were more cautious with a change that could affect a lot of

Sterling (Chip) Camden    | sterling at | 2048D/3A978E4F |        |
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