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Re: pkgsrc-2013Q4 freeze started

On Fri, Dec 20, 2013 at 09:04:54PM +0900, Izumi Tsutsui wrote:
 >>> My suggestion is "make the rule more specific to avoid post-commit flame."
 >> My suggestion is "think before committing, and if in doubt, ask pmc".
 > There was no doubt that updating leaf packages didn't require
 > prior approval per the latest announcement:
 > so the complaint against MAINTAINER's update looked just bikeshed.
 > > It's worked fine for me for a number of years now
 > It failed recently for others.

The most fundamental rule is: don't break the stable branch. If you
can't see that a last-minute unannounced/undiscussed update to firefox
would cause people to be concerned that the stable branch might be
broken... I'm not sure I can explain any better than I already have.

David A. Holland

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