No Response to Port Submission

olli hauer ohauer at
Wed Jan 23 19:45:17 UTC 2013

On 2013-01-23 20:21, Trisoline, Matt wrote:
> 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.
> Thanks,

Hi Matthew,

can you also provide your patches against the files dir?

I just recognize your patch was shaped against a portsnap tree, therfore my first try against a svn tree failed.
I can try to build the port on 8.3/9.1 (amd64) and if it builds commit your work and transfer maintainer to you.


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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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