BROKEN ports scheduled for removal

Kris Kennaway kris at
Fri Mar 28 14:27:19 PST 2003

On Fri, Mar 28, 2003 at 01:20:26PM -0500, parv wrote:
> in message <20030328052350.GA18971 at>,
> wrote Kris Kennaway thusly...
> >
> > The following ports have been marked BROKEN for at least 4 months
> > and are scheduled for removal after May 1 2003.
> Kris, would there be any chance of removing a port which doesn't
> build & has a pr pending for almost an year?
> A few minutes ago, i tried to build editors/nvi-perl again on
> FreeBSD 4.7-p8 w/ Perl 5.8.  That failed again.  Of course.  PR
> is...

It builds fine on stock 4.x, but fails on 5.0.  I'll mark it BROKEN on
5.0.  I can't think of an easy way to indicate that it does not
compile with newer perl versions.  We probably need a BUILD_CONFLICTS
directive similar to the runtime (package) conflicts patches I am

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