making Ruby 1.9 default

Stanislav Sedov stas at
Thu Mar 17 03:58:50 UTC 2011

On Wed, 16 Mar 2011 19:31:36 -0700
milki <milki at> mentioned:

> On 13:42 Wed 16 Mar     , Stanislav Sedov wrote:
> > > I've been hanging out at #bsdports at efnet and I've gathered that is the
> > > consensus of committers that portupgrade is no longer maintained and
> > > portmaster is the preferred tool. The docs need some patching to reflect
> > > this.
> > > 
> > 
> > It's not true, it's officially maintained by ruby@, which for portupgrade
> > was effectively mainly me for the past years.  Unfortunately, I don't have
> > enough resources to make significant changes there.
> Given that there are so many PRs and I emailed the official maintainer
> (ruby@) with a small 2 line patch suggestion and received no feedback,
> I'd say its pretty good as not maintained.

Well, I just wanted to point out that officially it's maintained (at least
I try to keep it working).  The quality of maintainership is another question,
and I agree that it's not acceptable.

Unfortunately, none else stepped in to provide a mainteinership level of
support after sem@ resigned.  It certainly need a lot of love and care.

Stanislav Sedov

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