ion windows manager on FreeBSD

Wesley Shields wxs at
Wed Sep 30 14:05:09 UTC 2009

On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 12:06:58PM +0200, Albert Shih wrote:
> Hi all
> I'm trying to compile 
> on my FreeBSD 8.0-RC1 and didn't success....
> I would like to known if anyone can help me make ion work ? Maybe someone
> have the patch file for the ? 

The port is still available in the attic. You can pull the neccessary
pieces out of CVS. If you aren't sure how to do that there is a web
interface available at

> Long time ago ion ports was kick off from the ports system because the will
> of the developper (please don't troll). I just saw the license just change
> maybe now it's possible to put again ion in the ports system ? 
> I would like to help for the ports but as you can see I unable to build for
> myself.

I have an older version of Ion3 that I maintained patches for but I
can't seem to find the tarball of that port right now.

-- WXS

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