FreeBSD ports which are currently scheduled for deletion

utisoft at utisoft at
Mon Sep 21 08:43:09 UTC 2009

On 21 Sep 2009 07:30, linimon at wrote:
> As part of an ongoing effort to reduce the number of problems in

> the FreeBSD ports system, we periodically schedule removal of ports

> that have been judged to have outlived their usefulness. Often,

> this is due to a better alternative having become available and/or

> the cessation of development on the existing port. In some cases,

> ports are marked for removal because they fail to build and install

> correctly from their sources, or otherwise fail in operation.

> portname: math/scilab

> description: A free Matlab clone by INRIA & ENPC

> maintainer: ports at

> deprecated because: unmaintained, many releases behind upstream (without

> anyone caring), broken nearly everywhere

> expiration date: 2009-10-19

> build errors:

> (_Sep_18_22:57:44_UTC_2009)

> overview:  

I'll look after math/scilab, if no-one else is in the process of fixing it.  
Expect a PR fairly soon if I can....


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