status of FreeBSD ports you maintain as of 20090705

Diego Depaoli trebestie at
Tue Aug 4 16:21:09 UTC 2009

2009/8/4 Doug Barton <dougb at>:
> Diego Depaoli wrote:
>> There are too many ports and too few people who care them.
>> IMHO the options are:
>> - decrease the number of ports
> We trim dead/useless ports all the time.
>> - increase the number of  volunteers/committers/testers...
> This is the only valid answer for FreeBSD.
How? I think your following comment (even smiled) isn't the right
starting point.

>> - switch to a multi-level solution (e.g. Archlinux).
> In DiegoBSD you should feel free to use any solution you think is
> useful. :)
Please look at
Ok, I agree,  is an useless port, but 3 months without further notices
are enough to demotivate any volunteer.

Diego Depaoli

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