audio/adpcm (Re: FreeBSD unmaintained ports which are currently scheduled for deletion)

Mikhail T. mi+thun at
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>  wrote:
>> On -10.01.-28163 14:59, linimon at wrote:
>>> portname:           audio/adpcm
>>> description:        An Intel/DVI IMA ADPCM codec library
>>> maintainer:ports at
>>> deprecated because: No more public distfiles
>>> expiration date:    2011-09-01
>>> build errors:       none.
>>> overview:
>> 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 is
>> now gone. Sites continue to host the file -- we should allow 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 as the source.

Since FreeBSD mirrors already provide unofficial mirrors, is there a 
point in adding those at this time?


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