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Re: pkgsrc-2013Q4 freeze started
On Fri, Dec 20, 2013 at 03:11:48AM +0900, Izumi Tsutsui 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."
My suggestion is "think before committing, and if in doubt, ask pmc".
It's worked fine for me for a number of years now -- I think the only
time I've been yelled at is for committing while wiz was branching,
which is a different kind of stupid. :-/
David A. Holland
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