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Re: pkgsrc-2013Q4 freeze started

jperkin@ wrote:

> * On 2013-12-19 at 16:13 GMT, Izumi Tsutsui wrote:
> > jperkin@ wrote:
> > 
> > > 2-3 days is nowhere near long enough to perform even an update bulk
> > > build on a slow to medium platform, get the results and be able to act
> > > upon them before the freeze.
> > 
> > I'm asking about update of leaf packages.
> > Is it so serious on bulk build?
> While it is clearly less of an issue to update leaf packages, the main
> point still stands.  2 days is not long enough for a bulk build to run
> and for you to act on any fallout you may have caused by updating the
> package.

Then you should rather ask pmc to make any updates of leaf packages
"not allowed", rather than "ok but not recommended."
In the current rule, updating a leaf package in the last minute
is still "ok."

My suggestion is "make the rule more specific to avoid post-commit flame."

Izumi Tsutsui

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