DEPRECATE and a master/slave port

Paul Schmehl pschmehl_lists at
Mon Aug 16 22:42:47 UTC 2010

--On Monday, August 16, 2010 14:09:29 -0700 Doug Barton <dougb at> 

> On 8/13/2010 11:25 AM, Paul Schmehl wrote:
>> I want to DEPRECATE security/barnyard.  It's a master port.  The slave
>> is security/barnyard-sguil.  Is it sufficient to DEPRECATE and EXPIRE
>> the master? Or do I need to do that to the slave as well?
> The simplest and best way to answer this question is to test it. Make
> your changes in the master, then go into the slave port and type make.

Thanks, Doug.  That confirms for me that the slave port is deprecated 
automatically when its master port is deprecated.

Paul Schmehl, Senior Infosec Analyst
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