FreeBSD Port: pngwriter-0.3.7
individual at mi.cl
Tue Jun 29 02:58:04 PDT 2004
On 29 Jun 2004, at 2:13, Roman Neuhauser wrote:
> # cswiger at mac.com / 2004-06-27 13:59:53 -0400:
>> individual wrote:
>>> I am the author of PNGwriter. I'd like to notify you that version
>>> is out.
>>> I came across thePNGwriter entry in the FreeBSD ports page quite by
>>> accident, and I was very happy to see that it had been ported.
>>> I apologise if this is not the right channel to inform you of an
>>> If this is so, please tell me how I should do this in future.
>> This is the right forum for your message.
>> In order to update the port, you or someone needs to file a PR with a
>> in order to update it to the latest version. If you're the author of
>> software and have a bit of free time to spare for this, it's best for
>> to also be the port maintainer. That will tend to speed the process
>> of the
>> port being updated compared with someone else doing it...
> I haven't seen the OP say that he was a FreeBSD user at all. That
> complicate the maintainership for him quite a bit, no?
Ah, well that's something that I was going to mention. I've been over to
And I had a look at the package. I'm afraid that this is a bit outside
of my domain (since, as I mentioned and Roman noticed) I am not a
FreeBSD user, and also have zero package creation experience.
I have been considering recruiting a package manager on the SourceForge
'Help Wanted' system:
but I'd like to check here first to see if there is anyone interested.
PS: Please continue to CC me, as I am not on the list. I have not CC'd
Roman as per email footer request.
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