XPI infrastructure needs some love
sterling at camdensoftware.com
Tue Sep 7 17:58:14 UTC 2010
Quoth Lapo Luchini on Tuesday, 07 September 2010:
> 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.
> yours truly,
> Lapo Luchini - http://lapo.it/
> "Beware of bugs in the above code; I have only proved it correct, not
> tried it." (Donald Knuth, 1977-03-22)
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I applied 149211 to my own development system running 8.1-STABLE, and
I've been using it daily since the bugathon. Someone could just commit that.
Sterling (Chip) Camden | sterling at camdensoftware.com | 2048D/3A978E4F
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