FreeBSD ports which are currently scheduled for deletion
dougb at FreeBSD.org
Wed Feb 8 03:33:18 UTC 2012
On 02/08/2012 02:12, perryh at pluto.rain.com wrote:
> linimon at freebsd.org wrote:
>> portname: graphics/vrml2pov
>> description: Convert VRML files to POVRay source
>> maintainer: ports at FreeBSD.org
>> status: BROKEN
>> deprecated because: unfetchable
> This seems to be a ports-infrastructure problem, rather than a
> problem in the vrml2pov port.
No, it's a "No one cares enough about this port to step forward and
maintain it" problem.
> "make fetch-recursive" reports
> fetch: http://www.chemicalgraphics.com/paul/vrml2pov/dist/v0.7/vrml2pov-src.zip: Moved Temporarily
> and gives up after the attempt from ftp.FreeBSD.org also fails.
> However, Firefox successfully downloads the distfile from the
> chemicalgraphics.com URL. The infrastructure needs to handle
That's arguable, but once again it's an issue that no one has stepped up
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