FreeBSD 9.1 RC2 has been pulicly announced, it is now time for the theÂ Ports Feature Freeze.
Normal upgrade, new ports, and changes that do not affect other ports willÂ 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 aÂ large number of ports, infrastructural changes, commits to ports withÂ unusually high number of dependencies, and any other commit that requiresÂ the rebuilding of many packages will not be allowed without prior explicitÂ approval from portmgr@.
Check out http://www.freebsd.org/portmgr/implementation.html#sweeping_changesÂ for what constiutes a sweeping change.
on behalf of portmgr@