ctm(1) deprecation in the FreeBSD base system?

Montgomery-Smith, Stephen stephen at missouri.edu
Tue Oct 23 17:20:34 UTC 2018

On 10/23/18 11:44 AM, Stefan Esser 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, ...)?

That would be great.

I have familiarity with github, using svn to checkout and commit.  So 
that may be the best choice.

Don't forget to include the patches here:

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