drop multimedia@ maintainership on some ports

Jan Beich jbeich at FreeBSD.org
Wed Feb 20 12:31:27 UTC 2019

Baptiste Daroussin <bapt at FreeBSD.org> writes:

> Hi all,
> I am planning to drop maintainership of some ports actually maintained by
> multimedia@ to ports@ in order to give a chance to anyone to jump on it and
> maintain them directly if needed.

Hmm, I had the opposite reaction from another portmgr@ peer.


> The reasoning is that things that are not part of I would say the core
> multimedia components (libraries mainly) then those are badly maintained by
> multimedia@
> In the list of thing I want to release:
> - multimedia/shotcut
> - audio/nuvolaplayer
> - multimedia/dvdstyler
> - multimedia/subtitleeditor
> - multimedia/vid.stab
> - multimedia/webvfx-qt5
> - www/nuvolaplayer*
> - x11-toolkits/diorite
> What do you think?

A lot more can be kicked out but the following are no-brainer:

- x11/xnee (no more multimedia-related than script(1) with -r/-p)
- x11-toolkits/diorite (widget for audio/nuvolaplayer)

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