Re: Porting forks

From: Nuno Teixeira <>
Date: Fri, 03 Mar 2023 15:26:56 UTC
Hello Matthew,

Well, I was thinking that this should be the best solution for this port
because fork respects original history and code.

I'm stucked in about correct
license(s) to use on port.


Matthew Seaman <> escreveu no dia quarta, 22/02/2023
à(s) 08:40:

> On 22/02/2023 08:22, Nuno Teixeira wrote:
> > I'm thinking porting a fork from games/abuse_sdl located at
> >
> >
> > My doubt is what name should port have because fork have exacly same
> name.
> >
> > Any help is welcome.
> Given that the main difference from the current port and the fork you're
> looking at is the build system, and development on the original upstream
> code seems to have ceased years ago, so the actual game content between
> the two forks would be the same, there seems to me to be no particularly
> good reason to have both the original and the forked version in the tree.
> Why not just take maintainership of games/abuse_sdl and update it to use
> the forked code?
>         Cheers,
>         Matthew

Nuno Teixeira
FreeBSD Committer (ports)