Dead projects in ports tree

perryh at perryh at
Sat Feb 28 18:24:44 PST 2009

Garrett Cooper <!yanefbsd at> wrote:

>     Just trying to amass cruft in the ports tree that could be
> marked deprecated and removed ...
> multimedia/openquicktime - no movement in CVS / SVN for 1+ years;
> no releases in the past 3 years

This strikes me as slim evidence on which to seek a death sentence :)

While I can't testify to the usefulness of this particular port,
the fact that something has not changed in a long time could just
as well mean that it does its job well -- and thus does not need
to be updated -- as that it is no longer useful.

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