Subject: Re: scheduled pkgsrc mini-freezes?
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Alistair Crooks <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/22/2002 10:05:36
On Fri, Dec 20, 2002 at 09:24:17AM -0800, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> Can we consider having scheduled pkgsrc mini-freezes?
> For example, a mini-freeze was done in 1998 when it was three months past
> the release.
> Every three months sounds okay. It has been three months :)
> Then we could choose to use the -D (date or other) to use this more
> stable and more recent pkgsrc.

We actually do have semi-regular mini-freezes in packages-land, mostly
when the pkg-manager decides that we have too many open PRs.  We had
one just recently (November 2002).  We don't always announce them.

> And on a related note: where can we read and learn more about pkgviews?