Why is cinnamon still in ports when it is broken ?

Alain De Vos

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Is it not a good idea to keep broken and good working stuff in different branches of a tree.
Why not make separate tries for things like, work in progress or known to fail ?


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What's broken?

Ports that are known to be broken and don't have a maintainer are normally marked with a BROKEN keyword. When a port has been in a BROKEN state for a couple of months it'll be removed.