Re: What to do with the "Created by" header comments?

From: Luca Pizzamiglio <>
Date: Tue, 09 Nov 2021 15:33:11 UTC
Hi Mel,

IIRC the "# Created by: ..." line was added to give credits to the original
creator of the port.
I'm not sure if this is still a thing.

Best regards,

On Mon, Nov 8, 2021 at 9:28 PM Mel Pilgrim <>

> In a port I recently submitted, I included the "# Created by: ..." line
> at the top of the Makefile I had seen in other ports.  When the port was
> committed, that line was excluded.
> Should I strip this line from ports I maintain as I update them, or let
> it sit until a committer does a tree-wide removal?