Port Request - FrontAccounting

Janketh Jay jankyj at unfs.us
Fri Dec 21 04:45:47 UTC 2012


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Hi all,

	Finally got around to submitting this tonight with a big thanks to
Chris. Thanks!

	PR number is 174601 and, of course, it can be located here:
	http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=ports/174601

Regards,
Janky Jay, III


On 08/21/2012 08:25 PM, Janketh Jay wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> 
> Thanks for all of this info. regarding the port changes that
> should be done. I haven't played with the port system in a while so
> I'm definitely a bit rusty and I'm sure there have been many
> changes (Hence the Apache 2.0 bit... :o!) Anyhow, I had to skip
> town for a few days for something EXTREMELY important (golf...) but
> I will try to get this fixed and submitted within the next few
> days.
> 
> Thanks again, Janky Jay, III
> 
> 
> On 08/19/2012 04:00 PM, Paul Pathiakis wrote:
>> My thanks to all of you on this. :-)
> 
>> P.
> 
>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>> 
> 
> *From:* Chris Rees <utisoft at gmail.com>
>> *To:* Alan Hicks <ahicks at p-o.co.uk> *Cc:* Janketh Jay 
>> <jankyj at unfs.us>; "ports at freebsd.org" <ports at freebsd.org>; Paul 
>> Pathiakis <pathiaki2 at yahoo.com> *Sent:* Sunday, August 19, 2012 
>> 11:06 AM *Subject:* Re: Port Request - FrontAccounting
> 
>> On 19 August 2012 11:28, Alan Hicks <ahicks at p-o.co.uk 
>> <mailto:ahicks at p-o.co.uk>> wrote:
>>> Hi
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On 19/08/2012 03:46, Janketh Jay wrote:
>>>> 
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>>>> Or not. It appears the attachment was lost. You can download 
>>>> the .tar.gz file from the following URL:
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>> http://www.purplehat.org/downloads/frontaccounting/frontaccounting-2.3.11-fbsd-port.tar.gz
>>>>
>>>>
>
>> 
> Extract to ${PORTSDIR}/www and let me know if anything needs to be
>>>> changed and/or adjusted....
>>>> 
>>>> On 08/18/2012 08:42 PM, Janketh Jay wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>> 
>>>>> On 08/18/2012 11:53 AM, Paul Pathiakis wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>>> This is probably the best competitor to QuickBooks out 
>>>>>> there. People can rave about the benefits of GnuCash and 
>>>>>> Kmymoney. I've used both and they both lack.  This
>>>>>> doesn't. I've also got a pretty good bit of Accounting in
>>>>>> my background.  This should definitely be a port.
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>>> No, I don't have time.  I'm busy trying to build Atlantis
>>>>>>  Services and putting FreeBSD and PCBSD into the
>>>>>> mainstream. This is one of those things that will be
>>>>>> necessary.
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>>> Paul Pathiakis
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> I've attached a port (in tar.gz form) which is the 
>>>>> FrontAccounting port for FreeBSD. I've tested it a few
>>>>> times and it seems to work perfectly fine. If someone wants
>>>>> to test this before I submit, that would be great.
>>>>> Otherwise, I'll submit some time tomorrow.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Thanks for porting, install works well.
>>> 
>>> On de-installing before running the install wizard there are 
>>> unable to delete errors for www/frontaccounting/config_db.php 
>>> www/frontaccounting/config.default.php
> 
>> Yup, the plist has the correct @unexec and @exec lines, but of 
>> course the @exec lines only apply if installing from a package.
> 
>> For installation from the port;
> 
>> post-install: .for conf in config%.php config_db%.php ${CP} -np 
>> ${PREFIX}/www/frontaccounting/${conf:S,%,.default} \ 
>> ${PREFIX}/www/frontaccounting/${conf:S,%,,} .endfor
> 
>> will do nicely.
> 
>>> After a full install including the web install wizard there
>>> are delete errors for 
>>> '/usr/local/www/frontaccounting/config.default.php' doesn't 
>>> exist '/usr/local/www/frontaccounting/tmp' 
>>> '/usr/local/www/frontaccounting/lang' 
>>> '/usr/local/www/frontaccounting/company/0/js_cache' 
>>> '/usr/local/www/frontaccounting/company/0' 
>>> '/usr/local/www/frontaccounting/company' 
>>> '/usr/local/www/frontaccounting'
>>> 
>>> Perhaps @dirrmtry might be of help
>>> 
>>> Also unable to build a package as cannot find config_db.php
>>> 
>>> Trying the usual portmaster reinstall fails to create a backup 
>>> package and so has to prompt to ignore the error, the
>>> reinstall succeeds successfully.
>>> 
>>> Should be a great addition to the ports, Alan
>>> 
> 
>> I think these errors can mostly be traced to the missing
>> Makefile lines :)
> 
>> Nice job!  CC me on your PR.
> 
>> Chris
> 
> 
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