Deprecation: round3

perryh at perryh at
Wed Aug 3 07:11:25 UTC 2011

Baptiste Daroussin <bapt at> wrote:
> On Wed, 03 Aug 2011 02:02:39 -0700, perryh at wrote:
> > What, exactly, is the significance of the list at
> > 
> >
> > beyond that the ports listed there are unmaintained?
> >
> > "make fetch" succeeded for every one of the ~150 ports that
> > I tried from that list ...
> Each ports defines a list of mirrors where the distfile should
> hosted, and the infrastructure append some FreeBSD mirror for
> convenience.
> the list represent the number of problematic mirrors.
> It doen't mean the ports is not fetchable yet, it mean some of
> its mirrors do not share the distfile anymore.

Any thought of adding that explanation to ~ehaupt/distilator and/or
to ~ehaupt/distilator/ports at (or making it more
prominent, if it is already there)?  All I could figure out was that
the list had something to do with unfetchable distfiles, thus my
confusion when "make fetch" succeeded.

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