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Re: 'Being supported' in pkgsrc means...?

On Sat, Oct 29, 2011 at 08:30:56PM +0200, Julian Fagir wrote:
> pkgsrc/guide/files/platforms.xml contains the following phrase:
>   FreeBSD 4.7 and 5.0 have been tested and are supported, other versions
>   may work.
> I think that information is fairly outdated, and I had despite one problem
> that is already reported in a PR no problems using pkgsrc on FreeBSD 8.2 in a
> jail (mainly for Latex, no X packages).
> So: What are the specifications for being 'tested and supported'? Or is it
> possible to update that information?

I think it means that's the last time someone spent some serious time
building packages for this system :)
How many packages did you build?

I think for updating the "supported" version number, we should have
tested some packages like firefox or so...

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