new port request

Chris Rees crees at freebsd.org
Tue Mar 27 06:44:16 UTC 2012


On 27 March 2012 01:15, Eitan Adler <lists at eitanadler.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 26, 2012 at 3:10 PM, Olli Hauer <ohauer at freebsd.org> wrote:
>> On 2012-03-26 20:56, AN wrote:
>>> I would like to request the following app be added to the ports tree.  I am not a developer or I would try to do it myself.
>>>
>>> Packet Tracer Version 5.3.3
>>> www.mediafire.com/?sx7on7xjuowncl3
>>>
>>> It is a Cisco application that is very helpful for learning networking, and studying for Cisco exams.  It would be a useful tool to have on FreeBSD. Thanks in advance to anyone who may work on this.
>>
>> No!
>
> We allow propitiatory, commercial, or otherwise restricted software in
> the tree. I don't see why the request should be denied on these
> grounds.

I question the usefulness of a manual-fetch port for such a trivial
bit of software... Half the time these things get broken and they're
never noticed by the package building systems.

Chris


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