audio/libsidplay and audio/sidplay need a home for their distfiles

Mickaël Maillot mickael.maillot at
Mon Sep 12 12:14:30 UTC 2011

2011/9/12 Doug Barton <dougb at>

> The ports audio/libsidplay and audio/sidplay have master sites at
> geocities. That site disappeared years ago, and I marked the ports
> deprecated some time ago. When I went to remove them tonight I
> cross-checked and found that there are many ports that depend on
> libsidplay:
> audio/xmms-sid                  ports@
> multimedia/audacious-plugins    oliver@
> multimedia/gstreamer-plugins    multimedia@
> multimedia/bmpx                 novel@
> multimedia/xbmc                 mickael.maillot at
> www/plugger-plugins-hubbe       ports@
> I've marked the 2 ports that are maintained by ports@ deprecated for now.
> First choice solution would be to get new master sites for
> audio/*sidplay. Second choice would be to remove the dependency from the
> listed ports.
> Any volunteers?
> Doug

i can make libsidplay2 optional for xbmc (and in upstream) but it require 3
or 4 patches, so i need some time to do it.
and/or i can host distfiles
and/or i can try to use internal libsidplay2 (in xbmc targz)

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