adding/updationg a Port
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Sat Nov 20 13:57:26 UTC 2010
Chip Camden wrote:
> Quoth Nicolas de Bari Embriz Garcia Rojas on Wednesday, 17 November 2010:
>> Hi, On November 6, I submitted a New port:
>> http://www.FreeBSD.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=ports/151988 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 ?
> 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
> committees were more cautious with a change that could affect a lot of
Well this port was submitted July 20 2010.
Coming up on 4 mounts of waiting for this simple script port to be added to
the ports system.
Is this long delay normal?
Please tell me what other actions I may need to do to get this port added?
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