saving a few ports from death

Wesley Shields wxs at
Wed Apr 27 20:46:42 UTC 2011

On Wed, Apr 27, 2011 at 04:03:58PM -0400, Mikhail T. wrote:
> On 27.04.2011 14:16, Eitan Adler wrote:
> > Then bapt@ marked the ports*deprecated*  which does not mean deleted. It was a warning that people who were interested should step up and take up the work. If after N amount of time no one does so they will be individually deleted.
> The ports I listed -- db2 and apache13* family -- are/were not broken. What 
> "work" are you talking about?
> Yet, mandree deleted db2 on April 12th and dougb is anxious to delete
> apache13 as well instead of simply disowning it...

apache13 is EOL upstream. We should not have ports for EOL software.

I don't care if it works perfectly fine and someone wants to hand-roll
patches back to it. If upstream says it's dead, who are we to keep it

-- WXS

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