Breaking Fox-toolkit down into fox10, fox12, fox14, etc?

Kris Kennaway kris at
Sun Apr 10 02:36:25 PDT 2005

On Sun, Apr 10, 2005 at 02:21:35AM -0700, Tom Nakamura wrote:
> I was thinking it would be a good idea to break down the fox-toolkit
> into 'fox10', 'fox12', 'fox14', and (recently) 'fox15', instead of the
> current 'fox' port (which tracks 1.0.x) and 'fox-devel' port (which
> tracks 1.4.x). I say this because 
> 1) 'fox' is rather old, and 'fox-devel' is the development branch which
> is extremely new; having fox12 strikes a good balance;
> 2) the current version of 'ruby-fox' ( is geared for
> fox-1.2.x (which guarantees compatibiltiy), but instead with only a
> 'fox' and 'fox-devel', ruby-fox builds with fox-1.4.x, which may
> introduce incompatibilities. 
> any thoughts?

Only the versions that are acually useful should be in the ports
collection.  e.g. if no ports need fox 1.0, it shouldn't be kept.  I'd
be surprised if there was a need for 4 distinct versions.

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