Need help with Pidgin-Skype port

Ade Lovett ade at
Sun Dec 19 15:01:49 UTC 2010

On Dec 19, 2010, at 08:15 , Matthias Andree wrote:
> 2. review if checking out sources like this from SVN is ok, or rather frowned
> up. The upstream maintainer doesn't provide source tarballs.

Don't do this.  If the upstream doesn't provide snapshots, you'll need to make tarballs yourself, stick them in freefall:~/public_distfiles/<foo> and set

MASTER_SITE_SUBDIR= <freefall-user-name>

in the port Makefile.

> 3. (related to 2) since the stuff is GPLv2, do we need to cache sources in case
> googlecode ever drops off the world?

Irrelevant.  See #2 above.


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