Updating Instructions

Arthur Chance freebsd at qeng-ho.org
Tue Nov 14 17:48:08 UTC 2017

On 14/11/2017 17:21, Baho Utot wrote:
> On 11/14/2017 8:00 AM, Arthur Chance wrote:
>> On 14/11/2017 12:47, Baho Utot wrote:
>>> On 11/14/17 03:29, Carmel NY wrote:
>>>> Out of morbid curiosity, I was just wondering why instructions for
>>>> updating a
>>>> moved or discontinued port are never posted for "synth", like they are
>>>> for
>>>> "portupgrade" or "portmaster" in the UPDATING file? An example would
>>>> be the
>>>> recent 20171112 change in the devel/oniguruma* port.
>>> I think it is because synth is a bads word around here
>> More likely that very few of us knew about it. This thread was the first
>> time I heard of it. I've been using poudriere since shortly after it
>> came out, and it works fine for me.
> Then you must have missed the Dam Marino fallout

I think you mean John Marino, Dan Marino was quarterback for the Miami
Dolphins in the mid 80s.

And yes, I knew nothing about it until Googling just now. I vaguely
remember some spat about someone breaking the code of conduct, but I've
got enough to do in my life without following things which aren't
relevant to me. Time gets shorter the older I get.

An amusing coincidence: log2(58) = 5.858 (to 0.0003% accuracy).

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