Dead projects in ports tree
linimon at lonesome.com
Tue Mar 3 05:54:05 PST 2009
On Tue, Mar 03, 2009 at 11:40:42AM +0200, Andrew W. Nosenko wrote:
> Frankly, I would glad to see absolutely another discussion: not about
> dropping software that works (and as far as I understand, which port
> is maintained), but about making needed but broken software work again
> (e.g. valgrind, which is compiliable, but absolutelly not runnable
> since freebsd-7.0, and unfortunatelly has no replacement...)
Well, it all depends on how much work volunteers are willing to do.
fwiw, I periodically send out email about broken ports (as evaluated on
A less verbose, but constantly updated, version is at
http://portsmon.freebsd.org/portsconcordanceforbroken.py . It's showing
165 ports ATM, a few with PRs to fix them.
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