FreeBSD ports which are currently scheduled for deletion

linimon at FreeBSD.org linimon at FreeBSD.org
Sun Nov 7 07:29:43 UTC 2010


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.

The ports, and the reason and date that they have been scheduled
for removal, are listed below.  If no one has stepped forward before
that time to propose a way to fix the problems (such as via a PR),
the ports will be deleted.



portname:           archivers/linux-par2cmdline
description:        Linux version of par2cmdline
maintainer:         martymac at FreeBSD.org
deprecated because: Native version available
expiration date:    2010-11-15
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=archivers&portname=linux-par2cmdline


portname:           audio/bmp-musepack
description:        Musepack decoder for beep-media-player
maintainer:         ports at FreeBSD.org
deprecated because: does not build with audio/musepack
expiration date:    2010-11-15
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=audio&portname=bmp-musepack


portname:           audio/libmpcdec
description:        High quality audio compression format
maintainer:         multimedia at FreeBSD.org
deprecated because: superseded by audio/musepack
expiration date:    2010-11-15
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=audio&portname=libmpcdec


portname:           audio/py-musepack
description:        Python module that provides the Musepack decoding
                    interface
maintainer:         ports at FreeBSD.org
deprecated because: does not build with audio/musepack
expiration date:    2010-11-15
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=audio&portname=py-musepack


portname:           chinese/chinput3
description:        Chinese GB2312,BIG5 code input server
maintainer:         ports at FreeBSD.org
status:             BROKEN
deprecated because: Development has ceased.
expiration date:    2010-12-01
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=chinese&portname=chinput3


portname:           databases/p5-sqlrelay
description:        Perl5 modules to access to SQL Relay, including a DBD
                    interface
maintainer:         ports at FreeBSD.org
status:             BROKEN
deprecated because: broken and upstream disapeared
expiration date:    2010-12-30
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=databases&portname=p5-sqlrelay


portname:           devel/libisc
description:        ISC's utility library
maintainer:         simon at FreeBSD.org
deprecated because: Unlikely to be used...
expiration date:    2010-11-07
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=devel&portname=libisc


portname:           devel/php-dbg2
description:        Debugger for PHP
maintainer:         jpaetzel at FreeBSD.org
status:             BROKEN
deprecated because: No upstream support
expiration date:    2010-12-30
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=devel&portname=php-dbg2


portname:           devel/thistest
description:        A Java unit testing framework
maintainer:         alepulver at FreeBSD.org
status:             IGNORE
deprecated because: development has ceased; website disappeared
expiration date:    2011-04-11
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=devel&portname=thistest


portname:           dns/bind9
description:        Completely new version of the BIND DNS suite with
                    updated DNSSEC
maintainer:         DougB at FreeBSD.org
deprecated because: Past EOL, will be removed when RELENG_6 goes EOL
expiration date:    2010-11-30
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=dns&portname=bind9


portname:           dns/fourcdns
description:        A simple DNS server
maintainer:         ports at FreeBSD.org
status:             BROKEN
deprecated because: upstream has disapeared
expiration date:    2010-12-30
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=dns&portname=fourcdns


portname:           emulators/dynagen-devel
description:        Text-based front end for Dynamips development version
maintainer:         pavelivolkov at googlemail.com
deprecated because: Please install emulators/dynagen instead
expiration date:    2010-12-01
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=emulators&portname=dynagen-devel


portname:           emulators/vmware-guestd3
description:        VMware time synchronization daemon for FreeBSD guest
                    OS (for VMware 3.x)
maintainer:         matusita at FreeBSD.org
deprecated because: Depends of misc/compat3x, that is deprecated and set
                    to be removed
expiration date:    2010-11-08
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=emulators&portname=vmware-guestd3


portname:           emulators/vmware-tools3
description:        VMware tools for guest OS (for VMware 3.x, FreeBSD
                    version)
maintainer:         matusita at FreeBSD.org
deprecated because: Depends of misc/compat3x, that is deprecated and set
                    to be removed
expiration date:    2010-11-08
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=emulators&portname=vmware-tools3


portname:           emulators/win4bsd
description:        Win4BSD Virtual Machine for Windows under BSD
maintainer:         ports at FreeBSD.org
status:             BROKEN
deprecated because: Development has ceased and distfile is no longer
                    available
expiration date:    2010-12-31
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=emulators&portname=win4bsd


portname:           emulators/xmamegui
description:        SDLMAME frontend that has been written using Java
maintainer:         alepulver at FreeBSD.org
deprecated because: development has ceased; try emulators/qmc2 instead
expiration date:    2011-04-11
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=emulators&portname=xmamegui


portname:           french/mozilla-flp
description:        seamonkey French Language Pack (FLP)
maintainer:         ports at FreeBSD.org
deprecated because: www/seamonkey port is deprecated. Consider using the
                    www/firefox-i18n.
expiration date:    2010-12-31
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=french&portname=mozilla-flp


portname:           french/xtel
description:        An emulator for the french Minitel
maintainer:         ports at FreeBSD.org
deprecated because: Minitel services will be discontinued at the end of
                    2010.
expiration date:    2010-12-31
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=french&portname=xtel


portname:           ftp/ftpq
description:        Upload queue manager for non-permanent connections
maintainer:         ports at FreeBSD.org
status:             BROKEN
deprecated because: upstream has disapeared
expiration date:    2010-12-30
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=ftp&portname=ftpq


portname:           games/airrox
description:        An 3D Air Hockey, which uses SDL & OpenGL
maintainer:         alepulver at FreeBSD.org
deprecated because: development has ceased
expiration date:    2011-04-11
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=games&portname=airrox


portname:           games/bfm
description:        Battle for Mandicor is free RTS fantasy game using
                    Stratagus
maintainer:         alepulver at FreeBSD.org
deprecated because: development has ceased; website disappeared
expiration date:    2011-04-11
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=games&portname=bfm


portname:           games/xracer
description:        Awesome WipeOut clone for OpenGL and X11!
maintainer:         bsdkaffee at gmail.com
deprecated because: has not been developed for 10 years
expiration date:    2011-04-11
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=games&portname=xracer


portname:           graphics/g3dviewer
description:        A 3D file viewer for GTK+
maintainer:         ports at FreeBSD.org
deprecated because: does not build with gcc 4.2, upstream disapeared
expiration date:    2010-12-30
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=graphics&portname=g3dviewer


portname:           graphics/paintlib
description:        C++ library for processing images
maintainer:         ports at FreeBSD.org
status:             BROKEN
deprecated because: does not compile with new tiff and no more maintained
                    upstream
expiration date:    2010-12-30
build errors:
http://pointyhat.FreeBSD.org/errorlogs/powerpc-errorlogs/e.8.20100815051156/paintlib-2.6.2_5.log.bz2 (_Sep_20_05:12:48_UTC_2010)
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=graphics&portname=paintlib


portname:           java/tya
description:        A ``100% unofficial'' JIT-compiler for java
maintainer:         ports at FreeBSD.org
status:             BROKEN
deprecated because: looks like abandonware and does not compile wth gcc4.2
expiration date:    2010-12-30
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=java&portname=tya


portname:           lang/gpc
description:        GNU Pascal compiler
maintainer:         alepulver at FreeBSD.org
deprecated because: development has ceased; use lang/fpc instead
expiration date:    2011-04-11
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=lang&portname=gpc


portname:           lang/scriba
description:        A scripting implementation of the BASIC language
maintainer:         ports at FreeBSD.org
status:             BROKEN
deprecated because: Does not compile with gcc 4.2+, looks like abandonware
expiration date:    2010-12-30
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=lang&portname=scriba


portname:           math/rascal
description:        The Advanced Scientific CALculator
maintainer:         ports at FreeBSD.org
status:             BROKEN
deprecated because: Broken on every arch since 2008, looks like an
                    abandonware
expiration date:    2010-12-30
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=math&portname=rascal


portname:           misc/bidwatcher
description:        Bid monitor for eBay
maintainer:         obrien at FreeBSD.org
deprecated because: Obsoleted by JBidwatcher and changes at
                    http://ebay.com
expiration date:    2010-11-08
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=misc&portname=bidwatcher


portname:           misc/compat3x
description:        A convenience package to install the compat3x
                    libraries
maintainer:         ports at FreeBSD.org
status:             FORBIDDEN
deprecated because: Only FreeBSD 6.4+ are supported in ports
expiration date:    2010-10-08
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=misc&portname=compat3x


portname:           net-p2p/gift-ares
description:        giFT plugin for the Ares peer-to-peer filesharing
                    network
maintainer:         alepulver at FreeBSD.org
deprecated because: development has ceased; does not work
expiration date:    2011-04-11
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=net-p2p&portname=gift-ares


portname:           net-p2p/gift-fasttrack
description:        A FastTrack plugin for giFT
maintainer:         shoesoft at gmx.net
deprecated because: unmaintained upstream
expiration date:    2010-11-24
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=net-p2p&portname=gift-fasttrack


portname:           net-p2p/gift-gnutella
description:        A gnutella plugin for giFT
maintainer:         shoesoft at gmx.net
deprecated because: unmaintained upstream
expiration date:    2010-11-24
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=net-p2p&portname=gift-gnutella


portname:           net-p2p/gift-openft
description:        An OpenFT plugin for giFT
maintainer:         shoesoft at gmx.net
deprecated because: unmaintained upstream
expiration date:    2010-11-24
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=net-p2p&portname=gift-openft


portname:           net-p2p/pyslsk
description:        Client for SoulSeek filesharing system
maintainer:         shoesoft at gmx.net
deprecated because: unmantaind upstream, use net-p2p/nicotine-plus
expiration date:    2010-11-24
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=net-p2p&portname=pyslsk


portname:           net-p2p/torrent_swapper
description:        Sociable P2P network client based on Bittorrent
maintainer:         alepulver at FreeBSD.org
deprecated because: development has ceased (last release is of 2006)
expiration date:    2011-04-11
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=net-p2p&portname=torrent_swapper


portname:           net-p2p/torrentvolve
description:        Cross-platform PHP-driven web-based BitTorrent client
maintainer:         alepulver at FreeBSD.org
deprecated because: development has ceased, and last release is beta
expiration date:    2011-04-11
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=net-p2p&portname=torrentvolve


portname:           security/lxnb
description:        NetBus client
maintainer:         ports at FreeBSD.org
deprecated because: Development has ceased, mastersite disappeared
expiration date:    2011-01-01
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=security&portname=lxnb


portname:           security/mypasswordsafe
description:        Easy-to-use password manager compatible with Password
                    Safe
maintainer:         alepulver at FreeBSD.org
deprecated because: development has ceased; try security/gorilla instead
expiration date:    2011-04-11
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=security&portname=mypasswordsafe


portname:           security/pamsfs
description:        A PAM module to mount SFS home directories
maintainer:         lx at FreeBSD.org
deprecated because: SFS is dead, this project is dead, and site is gone
expiration date:    2010-11-11
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=security&portname=pamsfs


portname:           security/phpmyid
description:        A single user Identity Provider for the OpenID
                    framework
maintainer:         dan at langille.org
deprecated because: Development has ceased.
expiration date:    2011-01-01
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=security&portname=phpmyid


portname:           security/vscan
description:        Evaluation version of a DOS/Windows/Linux file virus
                    scanner
maintainer:         ports at FreeBSD.org
status:             BROKEN
deprecated because: Depends of misc/compat3x, that is deprecated and set
                    to be removed
expiration date:    2010-11-08
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=security&portname=vscan


portname:           shells/bash3
description:        The GNU Project's Bourne Again SHell
maintainer:         ports at FreeBSD.org
deprecated because: Use shells/bash or shells/bash-static instead
expiration date:    2011-01-21
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=shells&portname=bash3


portname:           shells/bash3-static
description:        The GNU Project's Bourne Again SHell
maintainer:         ports at FreeBSD.org
deprecated because: Use shells/bash or shells/bash-static instead
expiration date:    2011-01-21
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=shells&portname=bash3-static


portname:           sysutils/gag
description:        Graphical Boot Manager
maintainer:         alepulver at FreeBSD.org
deprecated because: no point in having it as a port, can be downloaded
                    from the website and burned
expiration date:    2011-04-11
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=sysutils&portname=gag


portname:           www/flock
description:        Web browser based on the browser portion of Mozilla
maintainer:         ports at FreeBSD.org
deprecated because: Flock 3 moves from Firefox to Chromium
expiration date:    2010-12-31
build errors:
http://pointyhat.freebsd.org/errorlogs/ia64-errorlogs/e.8.20100305224420/flock-2.5_2.log.bz2 (_Apr_11_20:29:16_UTC_2010)
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=www&portname=flock


portname:           www/linux-flock
description:        The social web browser
maintainer:         ports at FreeBSD.org
deprecated because: Flock 3 moves from Firefox to Chromium
expiration date:    2010-12-31
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=www&portname=linux-flock


portname:           www/mod_accesscookie
description:        Supply access control based cookies stored in a MySQL
                    database
maintainer:         apache at FreeBSD.org
status:             IGNORE
deprecated because: upstream is gone
expiration date:    2011-01-02
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=www&portname=mod_accesscookie


portname:           www/mod_auth_any
description:        Apache module to use any command line program to
                    authenticate a user
maintainer:         apache at FreeBSD.org
deprecated because: upstream is gone
expiration date:    2011-01-02
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=www&portname=mod_auth_any


portname:           www/mod_log_data
description:        Module for Apache 2.0 which logs incoming and outgoing
                    data
maintainer:         apache at FreeBSD.org
status:             IGNORE
deprecated because: upstream is gone
expiration date:    2011-01-02
build errors:
http://pointyhat.FreeBSD.org/errorlogs/sparc64-errorlogs/e.8.20100917074150/ap20-mod_log_data-0.0.3_1.log.bz2 (_Sep_28_14:52:10_UTC_2010)
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=www&portname=mod_log_data


portname:           www/mod_vdbh
description:        Allows mass virtual hosting using a MySQL backend with
                    Apache 2.0.x
maintainer:         apache at FreeBSD.org
deprecated because: upstream is gone
expiration date:    2011-01-02
build errors:
http://pointyhat.FreeBSD.org/errorlogs/sparc64-errorlogs/e.8.20100917074150/ap20-mod_vdbh-1.0.3.log.bz2 (_Sep_28_16:52:59_UTC_2010)
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=www&portname=mod_vdbh


portname:           www/p5-Catalyst-Plugin-CommandLine
description:        Catalyst plugin to make controllers or models
                    available for scripts
maintainer:         alexey at renatasystems.org
deprecated because: The module is not needed any more. With new Catalyst
                    (at least 5.7014) it works out of the box.
expiration date:    2010-11-10
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=www&portname=p5-Catalyst-Plugin-CommandLine


portname:           www/ssserver
description:        Adds the search capability to a Web site
maintainer:         support at kryltech.com
deprecated because: Depends of misc/compat3x, that is deprecated and set
                    to be removed
expiration date:    2010-11-08
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=www&portname=ssserver


portname:           x11-clocks/xtu
description:        Transparent analog clock for X11
maintainer:         ports at FreeBSD.org
status:             BROKEN
deprecated because: Looks like abandonware
expiration date:    2010-12-30
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=x11-clocks&portname=xtu


portname:           x11-wm/lxsession-lite
description:        LXDE Lite Session Manager
maintainer:         ports at FreeBSD.org
deprecated because: Superseded by x11-wm/lxsession
expiration date:    2011-01-01
build errors:       none.
overview:           http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=x11-wm&portname=lxsession-lite


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