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Re: pkgsrc-2013Q4 freeze started
On Thu, Dec 19, 2013 at 10:40:43AM +0100, Thomas Klausner wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 18, 2013 at 12:22:14AM +0900, Izumi Tsutsui wrote:
> > > pkgsrc is now frozen in preparation for the 2013Q4 branch.
> > Could you please mention more specific what kind of changes
> > needs prior approval during freeze?
> > There was a vague complaint in the previous freeze
> > and it discouraged certain developers.
> Ok, I'll try again.
> Not allowed:
> * no updates to infrastructure (mk/) without PMC approval
> * no updates to non-leaf packages with PMC approval
"without" of course
> * patching packages to fix build breakage -- but please take care to
> not break other platforms. In case of any doubt, send patches for
> review first.
> * security updates -- but be careful here as well
> If necessary, leaf package updates are ok, but not recommended --
> let's try fixing stuff instead, we can update all packages again in ~2
> Is that clear enough? If not, please mention which cases you want
> stated more explicitly.
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