I think I’ve fixed a problem with caching of non-ports. I was looking for something to do tonight after I could not sleep. I found a old post about a this issue and figured I could fix it. The fix is in BETA. I’ll monitor it for a while before pushing it to production. Full […]
Vladimir Chukharev wrote in to mention a problem with the ports freeze. FreshPorts usually puts up a notice indicating a Ports Freeze is in effect when the freeze is inacted. This freeze is effected by making a special change to CVSROOT/approvers. FreshPorts looks for this change and sets a flag. The website notices this flag
FreshPorts processes the cvs commit logs from the FreeBSD cvs-all mailing list. It parses these emails into XML. FreeBSD is in the process of moving to svn. This email will demonstrate of the differences between the two email formats and highlight any issues that might surround the move to processing svn instead of cvs logs.