On tor, 2012-05-03 at 17:39 +0100, Peter Geoghegan wrote:
> On 3 May 2012 17:21, Bruce Momjian <br...@momjian.us> wrote:
> > I think I was the only user left;  I have never heard from a BSD/OS user
> > in the past 5-7 years.
> I'm inclined to agree with Bruce. While it's not reasonable to assume
> that the lack of a BSD/OS user complaining on -general indicates that
> there are none, it's also not reasonable for them to expect us to
> support their operating system for 8 years after the original
> proprietary vendor. Better to not support BSD/OS than to supply a port
> that no one really has any confidence in. It's not as if we've ceased
> support in release branches.

I'm not so much opposed to removing the port.  I am more concerned about
the manner in which it was done.  The other ports I removed were known
to not work anyway, for years, and there were at least several days of
discussion.  The bsdi case was removing a working port with less than 24
hours notice.

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