ports/77719: net/ipw: de-orbit

Sam Lawrance boris at brooknet.com.au
Sat Feb 19 07:20:10 UTC 2005

>Number:         77719
>Category:       ports
>Synopsis:       net/ipw: de-orbit
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    freebsd-ports-bugs
>State:          open
>Class:          change-request
>Submitter-Id:   current-users
>Arrival-Date:   Sat Feb 19 07:20:09 GMT 2005
>Originator:     Sam Lawrance
>Release:        FreeBSD 5.3-STABLE i386
System: FreeBSD dirk.no.domain 5.3-STABLE FreeBSD 5.3-STABLE #3: Wed Feb  9 00:12:24 EST
No distfile. Old and unmaintained. Author says this:

On Fri, 2005-02-18 at 23:05 -0800, Ronald F. Guilmette wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >Is 'ipw' being used or maintained these days? Is there a distribution
> >site available?
> No, and no.
> >I don't use it personally, but I will update or recommend removal of the
> >FreeBSD package for it as necessary.
> I suggest removal.
> I could never figure out why it was ever added to the FreeBSD distributions
> anyway, or even who added it.



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