FreeBSD 9.1 RC2 has been pulicly announced, it is now time for the the Ports Feature Freeze.
Normal upgrade, new ports, and changes that do not affect other ports will be allowed without prior approval, but with the extra
Feature safe: yes
tag in the commit message. Any commit that is sweeping, that is, touches a large number of ports, infrastructural changes, commits to ports with unusually high number of dependencies, and any other commit that requires the rebuilding of many packages will not be allowed without prior explicit approval from portmgr@.
Check out http://www.freebsd.org/portmgr/implementation.html#sweeping_changes for what constiutes a sweeping change.
on behalf of portmgr@