On 10 June 2012 11:12, Martin Sugioarto <martin@sugi...> wrote:
> Am Sat, 09 Jun 2012 21:09:09 +0700
> schrieb Adam Strohl <adams-freebsd@atea...>:
>> I get the feeling people are updating their ports tree and then
>> recompiling/reinstalling everything "just because" and then are
>> complaining when one thing breaks (its the only thing I can think of).
> But it does not need to break. Sometimes it would be enough just to
> test if the port compiles before committing it (I'm talking about
> libreoffice here which is broken). Some people rely on some essential
> ports. I can understand that porters are not Gods and make errors, but
> they should be fixed within hours, when they have been found on
> important ports.
> I mean, ports collection is sure great and this is one of the aspects
> why I am using FreeBSD, but at the moment FreeBSD is losing strength
> here, in my opinion.
Er... people always test their commits. Sometimes edge cases will
creep in, such as the libreoffice failure which was due to different
configurations, but to suggest that the commit wasn't tested is quite
frankly insulting-- it built on a clean system perfectly well.