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Date:      Wed, 27 Jan 2016 09:09:20 +0000
From:      Colin Percival <cperciva@tarsnap.com>
To:        marino@freebsd.org, koobs@FreeBSD.org
Cc:        ports-committers@freebsd.org, "svn-ports-all@FreeBSD.org" <svn-ports-all@freebsd.org>, "svn-ports-head@FreeBSD.org" <svn-ports-head@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: svn commit: r407270 - head/ports-mgmt/portmaster
Message-ID:  <0000015282582387-48caaec6-3a17-4ca1-8f38-ce7a6d29238a-000000@email.amazonses.com>
In-Reply-To: <56A887BE.7000707@marino.st>
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On 01/27/16 01:02, John Marino wrote:
> On 1/27/2016 9:58 AM, Colin Percival wrote:
>> On 01/27/16 00:29, Kubilay Kocak wrote:
>>> It would be nice to have something framework'ey that is less loaded than
>>> DEPRECATED, but more specific and consistent than your standard ECHO_MSG
>>> or pkg-message. Like CAUTION/ALERT/WARNING/INFORMATIONAL or similar.
>>
>> How about this?
>>
>> https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=206666
> 
> for most unmaintained ports, I think that's okay.  For portmaster, it's
> not okay because there are not many people in the world that can do the
> job.

Personally, I think being flooded with people who want to maintain portmaster
would be a great problem to have.

> Whomever maintains portmaster needs to be vetted for qualification (or
> better yet, fix it before taking over the port to prove they can)

Someone submitting a bug report saying "I'd like to maintain portmaster"
doesn't mean that we automatically need to set them as the maintainer.

-- 
Colin Percival
Security Officer Emeritus, FreeBSD | The power to serve
Founder, Tarsnap | www.tarsnap.com | Online backups for the truly paranoid



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