[MacPorts] #52989: buildbot: allow building 'pseudoports'

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Thu Dec 1 21:53:25 CET 2016

#52989: buildbot: allow building 'pseudoports'
  Reporter:  mojca           |      Owner:  admin@…
      Type:  enhancement     |     Status:  new
  Priority:  Low             |  Milestone:
 Component:  server/hosting  |    Version:
Resolution:                  |   Keywords:  buildbot
      Port:                  |

Comment (by larryv):

 Replying to [comment:6 mojca]:
 > A random committer may already just touch all ports (for example add
 > a blank line at the end; or replace the formatting of maintainer or
 > anything else, ...).

 Just because it is possible in some fashion does not mean we endorse it.
 Allowing pseudoports in the Buildbot interface would be an explicit
 endorsement of large builds. It says “we have designed our UI to permit
 this and make it easy”.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.macports.org/ticket/52989#comment:9>
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