Delete p5-Tie-DNS?

Doug Barton dougb at
Fri Sep 23 20:48:02 PDT 2005


Pursuant to the commit below, I looked at the p5-Tie-DNS port. While at the 
time it was created (2001), it probably had some value, the port has 
bitrotted badly, and hasn't kept up with the latest developments in 
Net::DNS. Also, from the BUGS section of the man page:

        This project is very incomplete. zone transfers aren't
        yet supported.  This module ONLY supports named arguments, not posi-

I would therefore recommend that we delete the port altogether.



-------- Original Message --------
Subject: cvs commit: ports/converters/p5-String-Multibyte Makefile 
ports/converters/p5-Unicode-IMAPUtf7         Makefile 
ports/databases/p5-CDB_File-Generator Makefile 
ports/databases/p5-DBD-Excel Makefile ports/databases/p5-DBD-LDAP 
Makefile ports/databases/p5-DBIx-AnyDBD Makefile ...
Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2005 14:20:34 +0000 (UTC)
From: Erwin Lansing <erwin at>
To: ports-committers at, cvs-ports at, cvs-all at

erwin       2005-09-20 14:20:34 UTC

   Reset maintainership of Seamus Venasse who has not responded for some time.
   Thank you for your efforts in the past!

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