[Bug 263694] prune erlang & elixir ports (approx 80 ports)

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Date: Sat, 30 Apr 2022 22:44:56 UTC

            Bug ID: 263694
           Summary: prune erlang & elixir ports (approx 80 ports)
           Product: Ports & Packages
           Version: Latest
          Hardware: Any
                OS: Any
            Status: New
          Severity: Affects Many People
          Priority: ---
         Component: Individual Port(s)
          Assignee: ports-bugs@FreeBSD.org
          Reporter: dch@freebsd.org

Created attachment 233618
  --> https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/attachment.cgi?id=233618&action=edit
v1 of purge patch

the vast majority
of users install libraries in the erlang ecosystem via
custom mix & rebar3 build tools, which we have in ports.

There is no point in carrying large numbers of trophy
ports which are unmaintained, and un-used by the wider

a git branch is maintained
https://git.sr.ht/~dch/ports/log/purge-stale-erlang-ports for easy fetching and

Ports for purging, and a diff, as attachments.

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