marked as broken - P5-Log-Dispatch-2.10
kris at FreeBSD.org
Sat Mar 5 08:16:34 PST 2005
On Sat, Mar 05, 2005 at 11:13:02AM -0500, marrandy wrote:
> On Saturday 05 March 2005 10:15, you wrote:
> > Submit a patch with send-pr(1) that corrects the problem(s).
> > Kris
> Hello Kris.
> Unfortunately, I'm not a programmer, haven't submitted patches before and
> really don't know what the message means or why it was added. I had already
> emailed the maintainer, autriju at autrijus.org, but he is probably busy,
> as we all are.
> Background - There is an issue with the current helpdesk/inventory software at
> work and I was hoping to offer Request Tracker (there is also Roundup, OTRS &
> Eventum) as a possible replacement, but the current 30-day timetable, after
> 3-days, has just changed to 10-days so I'm under the bullet to install and
> test a suitable alternative. The RT-3/3.2 port seemed the best way to get it
> installed, up and running and then there is data transfer from the other
> system, which is another matter.
> If the port is broken and not fixable in time, then my best option, at the
> moment, seems to be to build from source.
> It's unfortunate, as the port would have saved me a lot of time
In many cases the port is marked BROKEN because the source itself is
not buildable anyway, with or without ports. I don't know about this
case. If so, your only option is to discuss the problem with the
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