Call for potential ports maintainers

Daniel Roethlisberger daniel at
Thu Feb 12 15:14:06 PST 2009

Thomas Abthorpe <tabthorpe at> 2009-02-12:
> This topic came up in IRC, and I was encouraged to go out, and find some new 
> maintainers.
> At any given time, approximately 20 - 25% of all ports are unmaintained. Not 
> all unmaintained ports need updating, but some do. That is where you folks 
> come in. 
> There are a bunch of you out there who are subscribers to this list (and other 
> FreeBSD related lists too, I am sure), you have FreeBSD installed and likely 
> have quite an array of ports installed on this system of yours. You are 
> subscribed as a means of keeping up with the world of FreeBSD.
> But you have been holding back, thinking "I really would like to do something 
> to contribute to the success of FreeBSD, but I am not sure what."
> How do I know this? I was one, a silent observer on the mailing lists, and in 
> on IRC. Then one day, I answered a similar plea, 
> I have summarised some details on the wiki on Adopting Ports, 
> The gauntlet has been thrown down, who among you is prepared to pick it up?

I'll adopt these two additional ports:



Daniel Roethlisberger

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