Is pkg quarterly really needed?

Jan Beich jbeich at
Tue Apr 18 16:58:31 UTC 2017

qjail1 <qjail1 at> writes:

> I maintain a port and I have users complaining that the pkg system
> takes many months before the updated version of my port shows up in
> the pkg system.

Better ask committer assigned to your bug to add MFH tag or send an
email to ports-secteam@ (and CC portmgr@) which commit to backport.
For leaf ports such requests are unlikely to be declined, just keep
in mind risks due to using old dependencies and possible regressions.

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