How long for new ports to be available?

David Nicholls david at
Wed Jan 13 02:55:22 PST 2010

I tested the direct install (sudo port install, for local portfile).  It 
installed without a problem on Leopard 10.5.8.  It appears to run OK too 
but I have not tested it very far.


David Nicholls wrote:
> Joshua Root wrote:
>> On 2010-1-6 00:34 , David Nicholls wrote:
>>> What is required, and how long does it normally take, for new ports to
>>> graduate to the site?
>> Someone reviewing, testing and committing it is required. It takes an
>> amount of time with a mean that has not been computed and a variance
>> that is similarly unknown but appears to be high.
>>> I presume I can run it as local port install file if I want to?
>> Yes.
>> - Josh
> Thanks.  I'll give it a go in the next few days and add any appropriate 
> comments to the ticket.
> DN

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