libbsd development policy clarification needed?

Sebastian Huber sebastian.huber at
Mon Feb 6 15:49:34 UTC 2023

On 06.02.23 16:06, Gedare Bloom wrote:
> Yes, thanks. This looks like a good analysis. I would definitely
> prefer to get master and 6-freebsd-12 into harmony. Then it is a
> little simpler to discuss the other problems in libbsd.
> Vijay had similar kind of success (and problems) as you did with
> cherry-picking off of 6-freebsd-12. I think he made it a little
> further. I guess one possible route forward would be to begin working
> on this effort and share results, pushing to master when some
> relatively stable milestones are reached.

This branch already contains an update to FreeBSD head 2020-02-09 (about 
5 months of FreeBSD development):

If you start to cherry-pick things to the current master, this effort 
from my side is probably wasted.

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