FreeBSD Security Survey
MH at kernel32.de
Mon May 22 03:43:49 PDT 2006
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Ion-Mihai IOnut Tetcu wrote:
>>I have to agree on that statement. I would love to see branched ports.
>>This can get very important on servers, were you don't want to have
>>major upgrades, but only security updates.
>>I guess it's a question of manpower, hm?
> With the maintainers/commiters/physical_resources we have now this is
That's what I guessed...
> Take a look at pav@'s PR stats page: http://www.oook.cz/bsd/prstats/
> There are ~1000 new ports PRs per month. The PT Team has managed to
> close about the same number per month (fewer during the freeze, of
> Currently there are 551 open PRs. 238 in feedback state, etc.
>>Would a survey help? As in ask the ports team and FreeBSD
>>administrators? Maybe some will start to become port maintainer too,
>>just to support the increased work on ports due to branching them...
>>I would :)
> There are ~4300 unmaintained ports. Maybe you could start maintaining
> some of them _now_ ?
I'll have a look into my ports tree. Let me guess, ports which are have
the maintainer ports at freebsd.org are unmaintained?
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