Chuck Robey chuckr at
Tue Mar 15 17:47:07 PST 2005

On Tue, 15 Mar 2005, Will Andrews wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 15, 2005 at 04:56:17PM -0500, Chuck Robey wrote:
> > In the past, I have occaisonally volunteered to do a category, but 8000
> I guess that means you haven't looked at how many ports there are
> for two years or so...  :)
Well, you had near about 8,000 a coupe years ago, I know it's grown a bit,
but you don't count all the ports, 'cause many of them are in virtual
categories, or are otherwise faked out.  Still, there's too many, to my
mind, for one person who has other things to do, to do them all, but maybe
one category.

> Unfortunately, it's nontrivial to invert the current approach,
> i.e. two conflicting kdelibs ports... and have a separate "enable
> cups for kde" port.  You're welcome to provide a fix for that, as
> long as your method appears to scale through upgrades.
> Also, one man's trash is another man's treasure.

I don't want you to think I am in any way trashing what you decide to work
on, it's just not my personal direction, that's all.

I'm doing a demonstration makefile, you'll see.

> Regards,

Chuck Robey         | Interests include C & Java programming, FreeBSD,
chuckr at   | electronics, communications, and SF/Fantasy.

New Year's Resolution:  I will not sphroxify gullible people into looking up
fictitious words in the dictionary (on the wall at my old fraternity,
Signa Phi Nothing).

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