Ports with same name

Gary Jennejohn gary.jennejohn at freenet.de
Tue Mar 9 18:26:23 UTC 2010

On Tue, 9 Mar 2010 10:23:51 -0500
Steven Kreuzer <skreuzer at freebsd.org> wrote:

> Hello-
> As documented in http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=ports/144277
> we have two ports with the same name:
> Port:	gag-2.9
> Path:	/usr/ports/security/gag
> Info:	A stacheldraht (DOS attack) agent detector
> Maint:	ports at FreeBSD.org
> B-deps:	
> R-deps:	
> WWW:	http://www.washington.edu/People/dad/
> Port:	gag-4.9
> Path:	/usr/ports/sysutils/gag
> Info:	Graphical Boot Manager
> Maint:	alepulver at FreeBSD.org
> B-deps:	
> R-deps:	
> WWW:	http://gag.sourceforge.net/
> I am looking for some advice on whats the best course of action to deal with this.
> My gut feeling is that sysutils/gag should remain the same and that security/gag should be
> renamed to security/gag-stacheldraht.
> Anyone vehemently opposed to this?

So where's the problem?  sysutils/gag doesn't seem to install a binary
which would conflict with security/gag.  In fact, it doesn't seem to
install an executable at all, based on examining the Makefile and

Gary Jennejohn

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