Call for potential ports maintainers

Charlie Kester corky1951 at comcast.net
Thu Feb 12 11:06:02 PST 2009


* Thomas Abthorpe <tabthorpe at freebsd.org> [2009-02-12 12:32:13 -0500]:

>
>At any given time, approximately 20 - 25% of all ports are unmaintained. Not 
>all unmaintained ports need updating, but some do. That is where you folks 
>come in. 
>
>There are a bunch of you out there who are subscribers to this list (and other 
>FreeBSD related lists too, I am sure), you have FreeBSD installed and likely 
>have quite an array of ports installed on this system of yours. You are 
>subscribed as a means of keeping up with the world of FreeBSD.
>
>But you have been holding back, thinking "I really would like to do something 
>to contribute to the success of FreeBSD, but I am not sure what."
>
>The gauntlet has been thrown down, who among you is prepared to pick it
>up?

I plead guilty and will look through the list of unmaintained ports to
see if there are any where my skills and interests are a good fit.




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