Re: cvs commit: ports/graphics/driconf Makefile distinfo

From: Zhihao Yuan <lichray_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2011 16:54:09 -0500
On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 2:16 PM, Doug Barton <dougb_at_freebsd.org> wrote:
> Generally maintainership in a situation like this implies stepping forward
> to provide hosting for the distfiles. I understand that there are other
> ports that are referring to debian repos for non-linux things, and I've
> asked portmgr to look into this practice. Meanwhile, I'm pretty sure that
> this example is not a good idea. It's fairly rude to utilize the resources
> of another project without permission.
>

1. I think the existence of ${MASTER_SITE_DEBIAN} is intended to allow this.
2. Arbitrarily remove a port like driconf is also rude. driconf is
almost the only GUI DRI configuration tool, and I just want to save
it.
3. Anyway, since debian forked a kFreeBSD, I think we have the
position to get the "permission".

>
> Doug
>
>
> On 04/28/2011 01:57, Baptiste Daroussin wrote:
>>
>> bapt        2011-04-28 08:57:45 UTC
>>
>>   FreeBSD ports repository
>>
>>   Modified files:
>>     graphics/driconf     Makefile distinfo
>>   Log:
>>   New volunteer to maintain
>>   Use distfile hosted at debian (this is cheating :))
>>   undeprecate
>>
>>   PR:             ports/156688
>>  http://www.FreeBSD.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=156688
>>   Submitted by:   Zhihao Yuan<lichray _at_ gmail.com>
>>
>>   Revision  Changes    Path
>>   1.17      +5 -6      ports/graphics/driconf/Makefile
>>   1.5       +2 -3      ports/graphics/driconf/distinfo
>>
>>
>> http://www.FreeBSD.org/cgi/cvsweb.cgi/ports/graphics/driconf/Makefile.diff?&r1=1.16&r2=1.17&f=h
>>
>> http://www.FreeBSD.org/cgi/cvsweb.cgi/ports/graphics/driconf/distinfo.diff?&r1=1.4&r2=1.5&f=h
>>
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