No Response to Port Submission

Trisoline, Matt Matt.Trisoline at
Wed Jan 23 19:23:22 UTC 2013

Hi Olli,

I have updated the PR with an updated diff in the appropriate formate. I would also be interested in becoming a maintainer of the port.


Matthew Trisoline, System Engineer
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From: owner-freebsd-ports at [owner-freebsd-ports at] On Behalf Of Michael Gmelin [freebsd at]
Sent: Wednesday, January 23, 2013 14:09
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Subject: Re: No Response to Port Submission

On Wed, 23 Jan 2013 19:56:20 +0100
olli hauer <ohauer at> wrote:

> On 2013-01-23 17:34, Trisoline, Matt wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I have submitted
> > to update
> > the Postgis port from version 1.5.3 to 2.0.2 to work with Postgres
> > 9.2. The original port maintainer has been unresponsive and I have
> > tried to contact the person that was assigned this from FreeBSD and
> > he has also been unresponsive. This port as it stands is slated to
> > be deleted from the ports tree at the end of this month. I
> > understand that there is a 3 month timeout on port maintainers, but
> > with it being slated for removal from the ports tree and the
> > unresponsiveness from the original maintainer if someone could take
> > a look at this and move it along in the process or provide me the
> > feedback that I need to get this moving forward. I would also like
> > to note that there are several other PRs that are awaiting feedback
> > from the original maintainer that are older than the one I
> > submitted.
> >
> > Other PRs Awaiting original Maintainer Feedback
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> Hi Matthew,
> Are you interested in become the maintainer for postgis?
> I think this can be arranged.
> Also could you please update your PR 174620 with a patch taken in the
> opposite order diff -u $orig $new (instead $new $orig)
> else it is hard handwork to apply your patch.

By "hard work" you mean using "patch -R" when applying it?
(see man patch) and look for reverse

Just sayin'... ;)

> --
> Regards,
> olli
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