FreeBSD unmaintained ports which are currently scheduled for
crees at freebsd.org
Sun Aug 21 09:54:49 UTC 2011
On 21 August 2011 10:05, Michel Talon <talon at lpthe.jussieu.fr> wrote:
> I notice in the list the port math/pari which is not some obscure
> abandonware, but one of the most proeminent free computer algebra software.
> So i look at the pari web page and then:
> niobe% fetch
> pari-2.5.0.tar.gz 100% of 2650 kB 6412 kBps
> niobe% ./Configure
> Configuring pari-2.5.0 (STABLE)
> Ok. Type "make install" when you are ready
> Bye !
> niobe% gmake gp
> Making gp in Ofreebsd-i386
> niobe% cd Ofreebsd-i386
> niobe% gp-dyn
> GP/PARI CALCULATOR Version 2.5.0
> i386 running freebsd (ix86/GMP-5.0.1
> kernel) 32-bit version
> compiled: Aug 21 2011, gcc-4.2.1
> 20070719 [FreeBSD]
> (readline v6.1 enabled, extended help
> Copyright (C) 2000-2011 The PARI
> PARI/GP is free software, covered by the GNU General Public License, and
> comes WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY WHATSOEVER.
> Type ? for help, \q to quit.
> Type ?12 for how to get moral (and possibly technical) support.
> parisize = 4000000, primelimit = 500509
> ? 5*6
> %1 = 30
> In other words everything works completely out of the box, without any
Looks like the outdated version we have in ports isn't kept there any
more. Would you like to be the port's new maintainer? We can extend
the expiration date if you work on getting it to work again.
> After that people will say that the freebsd ports are the best thing
> since sliced bread!
Not sure I understand what you're saying here.
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