FreeBSD ports which are currently scheduled for deletion

Yuri Pankov yuri.pankov at
Wed Feb 8 11:57:05 UTC 2012

On Wed, 08 Feb 2012 02:12:39 -0800, perryh wrote:

> linimon at wrote:
>> portname:           graphics/vrml2pov
>> description:        Convert VRML files to POVRay source
>> maintainer:         ports at
>> status:             BROKEN
>> deprecated because: unfetchable
> This seems to be a ports-infrastructure problem, rather than a
> problem in the vrml2pov port.  "make fetch-recursive" reports
>    fetch: Moved Temporarily
> and gives up after the attempt from also fails.
> However, Firefox successfully downloads the distfile from the
> URL.  The infrastructure needs to handle
> redirections.

"Infrastructure" actually explicitly disallows redirects with 'A' flag 
in FETCH_ARGS. If you can't find the URL where it redirects to, you 
could specify FETCH_ARGS=-Fpr for such ports.


More information about the freebsd-ports mailing list