ctm(1) deprecation in the FreeBSD base system?

Warner Losh imp at bsdimp.com
Tue Oct 23 17:06:52 UTC 2018

On Tue, Oct 23, 2018 at 10:44 AM Stefan Esser <se at freebsd.org> wrote:

> Am 23.10.18 um 17:27 schrieb Montgomery-Smith, Stephen:
> > I have no problem turning ctm into a port.  But I would appreciate
> > advice on whether there is a standard or easy process for converting
> > software from the FreeBSD base to a port.  If not, I can muddle my way
> > through it.  But give me some time (a few months) to get it done,
> > because the rest of my life is making heavy demands on me right now.
> Hi Stephen,
> I could spend a few hours to perform the conversion to a port and to
> test it. I've a happy CTM user, many years ago, and I can understand
> that it still may be useful in special situations.
> The source archive will need to be hosted somewhere. Do you have a
> preference (e.g., on a FreeBSD server, or on Github, Gitlab, ...)?

It's trivial to setup a new repository on github.com/freebsd/ctm for this
purpose. With the right magic, we could even retain the commit history.


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