audio/adpcm (Re: FreeBSD unmaintained ports which are currently
scheduled for deletion)
mi+thun at aldan.algebra.com
Mon Aug 22 12:47:10 UTC 2011
On 22.08.2011 04:46, Chris Rees wrote:
> On 22 August 2011 03:24, Mikhail T.<mi+thun at aldan.algebra.com> wrote:
>> On -10.01.-28163 14:59, linimon at FreeBSD.org wrote:
>>> portname: audio/adpcm
>>> description: An Intel/DVI IMA ADPCM codec library
>>> maintainer:ports at FreeBSD.org
>>> deprecated because: No more public distfiles
>>> expiration date: 2011-09-01
>>> build errors: none.
>> At least in this particular case, I don't think, the removal is warranted.
>> The public distfiles disappeared not because of a deliberate action by the
>> developer or copyright-holder, but simply because the entire ftp.cwi.nl is
>> now gone. Sites continue to host the file -- we should allow CWI.net to sort
>> things out with their FTP-server (or, perhaps, they intend to offer the same
>> code over HTTP later).
> Could you add those extra sites to MASTER_SITES then please?
None of them are "official" -- and various web-pages continue to refer
to ftp.cwi.nl as the source.
Since FreeBSD mirrors already provide unofficial mirrors, is there a
point in adding those at this time?
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