how to call new port

Jeremy Messenger mezz7 at
Tue Jul 19 13:31:19 GMT 2005

On Tue, 19 Jul 2005 05:53:59 -0500, Sergey Akifyev <asa at> wrote:

> Hello!
> First, good news: I've recently made test port for latest MonoDevelop
> (.NET IDE). It requires some dependencies, that are not in FreeBSD ports
> tree yet, so I had to port them too. One of such dependencies is
> gecko-sharp-2.0 .
> The problem is how to call that port? We already have www/gecko-sharp,
> so this is not an option. Calling the port as
> ${DISTNAME} /gecko-sharp-2.0/ is not very good too - it can confuse
> package management software. gecko-sharp-devel is not correct because it
> is production version.
> So, I'm waiting for your suggestions...

We already have MonoDevelop and even Beagle and some other ports. Visit  

Before you ask why they aren't in ports tree? Because those are unstable.


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