[PATCH] python2.4 removal zope and zope211 affected

Ruslan Mahmatkhanov cvs-src at yandex.ru
Mon May 28 17:14:47 UTC 2012

Hi, Martin,

Martin Wilke wrote on 28.05.2012 13:44:
> Hi,
> Finally I'm working on to remove python 24 from the ports tree, and the
> reasons are clear. Support was dropped by 2008, and there are a lot of
> unpatched security holes. We have warned about this since 2 years ago,
> and now I will really take action to drop it from the ports tree.

I have no objections, but know people that do :). I ever know FreeBSD 
committer that using old zope.
We have only three ports, that wish exactly python 2.4 version:

net/honeyd (skreuzer at FreeBSD.org)
www/zope   (estartu at augusta.de)
www/zope211 (estartu at augusta.de)

And only one port that depends on exact 2.5 version:

www/google-appengine (nivit at FreeBSD.org)

I prefer to remove both of python24 and python25 because they both EOL. 
But I'd still set them all to expiration period of month or two. We have 
such a tradition.

> So here is the final patch [1] that has already been reviewed by lwshu@
> and wen@, but I would like to discuss regarding the zope ports.
> First of all I will clean up the zope version from the bsd.python.mk.
> Now I would like to know what you guys think if I were to remove
> www/zope and keep www/zope213. Another option is to merge www/zope213
> to www/zope and just remove www/zope211 and www/zope213 completely.
> What do you think about this?
> Thanks Martin
> [1]
> http://miwifbsd.dyndns.org/patches/py24rm-3.diff

Our zope213 port didn't use ZOPESKELDIR, SZOPEBASEDIR so it may look 
like this:

+if ${ZOPE_VERSION} == "2.13"
+ZOPE_PORTSDIR=			${PORTSDIR}/www/zope213

I prefer to keep it as zope213 for some time.


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