Re: remove unsupported zabbix packages?

From: Yasuhiro Kimura <>
Date: Sat, 05 Feb 2022 22:50:16 UTC
From: Martin Waschbüsch <>
Subject: remove unsupported zabbix packages?
Date: Sat, 05 Feb 2022 22:27:34 +0000

> Hi there,
> I just noticed that zabbix3 (which was a LTS release) is no longer
> officially supported according to their website:
> At least with PHP releases, it seems that the end of official support
> also means removal from ports.
> Is this, or rather, should this be true for other software as well?
> Also, regarding zabbix3-frontend, is that even still working?
> According to:
> only PHP versions prior to 7.0 where supported.
> Seeing as by the end of the year there will not even be any PHP 7.x
> left in ports, not to mention 5.x which has been gone for a long time,
> it looks to me like the port might have to go. If so, the obvious
> targets currently in ports:
> zabbix3-agent-3.0.32
> zabbix3-frontend-3.0.32
> zabbix3-java-3.0.32_1
> zabbix3-libzbxpgsql-1.1.0_4
> zabbix3-proxy-3.0.32
> zabbix3-server-3.0.32
> For all of them (except for zabbix3-libzbxpgsql) their successor
> packages are available in versions 4.0 (LTS), 5.0 (LTS) and 5.4
> (supported until March).
> So an upgrade path is available.
> In case I am right and they should be removed, how is that done? Open
> a PR as with new ports or updates?
> Thanks,
> Martin

They are already marked DEPRECATED and set to expire at the end of

So They will be removed in March.

Yasuhiro Kimura