got(1) in base (was: Re: gitup(1) in base)

Ilya Bakulin ilya at
Sat Feb 20 19:24:30 UTC 2021

Last time I asked this question I didn't receive any convincing reply so
I'd like to try again... What exactly does "makes base system
complete" mean? What's wrong with having a good port?

On Wed, Feb 10, 2021 at 7:15 PM Christian Weisgerber <naddy at>

> "Uni T. Runker":
> > Using the portable version as a base for FreeBSD makes sense to me.
> >
> > However, Christian did a lot of work to make got run on FreeBSD.
> Christian
> > - what's your opinion on this?
> Well, I created the existing devel/got port.  It identifies all
> portability issues that concern FreeBSD and solves them.  It should
> be the obvious starting point for an import into base.
> I'll happily contribute to get a "-portable" effort to build on
> FreeBSD eventually, but that's orthogonal to importing got into
> base.
> --
> Christian "naddy" Weisgerber                          naddy at
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