Update plan for Mechanize-2.1

MIHIRA Sanpei Yoshiro sanpei at sanpei.org
Tue Jan 31 21:53:07 UTC 2012

Hi, Steve

Thank you for your response.

I'm FreeBSD committer(sanpei at FreeBSD.org)

Now I'm trying update Mechanize ports to 2.1 and create new ports
(domain_name and ntlm-http).

If someone already done, please let me to know.

Best Regards,
Yoshiro MIHIRA

>On 01/21/12 17:29, MIHIRA Sanpei Yoshiro wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm FreeBSD and ruby user.
>> Currently I use mechanize for web client programming.
>> Latest version of mechanize is 2.1. However current ports tree is unfortunately 1.0(ports/www/rubygem-mechanize/).
>> Would you tell me the update plan?
>I don't know of anyone who has an update plan for this. If you would
>like to submit a patch, it would help things along. If you take a look
>at the porters handbook:
>it has detailed instructions on how to do this. If you would like help,
>I'd be happy to assist.
>Looking at the update briefly, it seems that some of it's dependencies
>already have ports, but some do not. We would need a port of the
>domain_name and ntlm-http gems.
>The module would also need to be updated to work with the 1.2 version of
>the net-http-digest_auth gem, currently it only supports 1.1.x. Someone
>would need to contact the upstream author(s) about this.
MIHIRA, Sanpei Yoshiro
Tokyo, Japan.

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