XPI infrastructure needs some love

Philip M. Gollucci pgollucci at p6m7g8.com
Tue Sep 7 17:25:53 UTC 2010

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On 09/07/10 16:39, Lapo Luchini wrote:
> Dear port committers,
>     I understand that infofarmer@ and miwi@ have no more enough free
> time to be hyper-active about those and other ports (and btw, thanks
> very much for the huge work you did in the past!), but is out there
> anyone else out there with both a commit bit and some time on hand to
> give a bit of love to the XPI ports?
> Maybe it's just my impression, but it seems they've got some bitrot, and
> I feel a little pity for them, both as an user and a maintainer. ;)
> For those which might be interested, a quick list of the ones that need
> some attention (that I own or I could find as open with PR queries):
> Date       Number Description
> 2008/08/27 126876 Makefile.xpi's xpi-gen gets the wrong id sometimes
> 2010/05/23 146854 Update port: www/xpi-gbutts update & rename
> 2010/07/01 148282 [PATCH] www/xpi-tabmixplus: fix XPI_ID
> 2010/08/26 149987 [NEW PORT] mail/xpi-dispmua: Displays icon of MUA
> 2010/08/02 149211 [PATCH] www/xpi-vimperator: update to 2.3.1
> 2010/09/06 150327 [PATCH] Makefile.xpi: do not install XPI metadata
> 2010/09/06 150328 [MAINTAINER] www/xpi-stumbleupon: update to 3.73
> 126876 and 150327 are my proposals to enhance the Makefile.xpi
> infrastructure, the rest is mostly updates.

I will take a look in the next few minutes at these.  The next thing
that should happen is the auto assigner should not touch xpi related
ports until someone else steps up; however, thats not me, I'm over
committed already.

> yours truly,

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