Call for potential ports maintainers

Eitan Adler eitanadlerlist at
Mon Feb 16 05:49:38 PST 2009

Dylan Leigh wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 12, 2009 at 12:32:13PM -0500, Thomas Abthorpe wrote:
>> 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.
> <snip>
> Is there an easy way to get a list of all the unmaintained ports one
> currently has installed?

cd /usr/ports; grep -F "`for o in \`pkg_info -qao\` ; \
do echo "|/usr/ports/${o}|" ; done`" `make -V INDEXFILE` | \
grep -i \|ports at\| | cut -f 2 -d \|

Eitan Adler
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