Looking for port maintainer
Gunnar.Ritter at pluto.uni-freiburg.de
Sun Apr 4 09:23:15 PDT 2004
I've recently ported my project 'The Heirloom Toolchest'
<http://heirloom.berlios.de> to FreeBSD. The project provides standard
Unix utilities, partially derived from original Unix sources, but
modernized to support lines of any length, multibyte characters,
System V features, POSIX etc. A beta package with FreeBSD support
is available for download at the above URL. (If you encounter an
error when connecting, please try again ten minutes later; the
BerliOS service is apparently not reliable today.)
Since I'm not a regular FreeBSD user, I'm looking for somebody who
is willing to make a FreeBSD port and is able to ensure that the
tools run on future FreeBSD versions. The tools compile and work
cleanly on FreeBSD 5.2.1; they probably won't run on 4.x and earlier
because they require advanced multibyte libc functions etc.
The port maintainer should have the necessary experience to handle
a package with 120+ utilities, and should know things like procfs,
kvm, magtape ioctl()s to the extent necessary to adjust tools like
ps and mt in case of future changes.
Please just reply to this email if you're interested.
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