Will net/xorp be deleted tomorrow (in spite of PR ports/186982)?

Johannes 5 Joemann joemann at beefree.free.de
Wed Feb 26 17:36:07 UTC 2014

Hi all,

will net/xorp, which is marked for deletion ...

MAINTAINER=	ports at FreeBSD.org
COMMENT=	The eXtensible Open Router Platform
BROKEN=         Does not build
DEPRECATED=	Broken for more than 6 month

... be removed automagically? Tomorrow? Whom should I contact to
prevent its deletion, be it automatic or manual?

The reason for asking is that xorp 1.8.5 works fine for me (on 10.0 and
9.2) using the patch from my PR ports/186982 [1]. So it would be sad if
net/xorp vanished just because no committer has had the time to take
that PR yet.

Sorry if I've missed the appropriate documentation. The most specific
text about my question that I found was from portmgr's QA section:

"Ports that have been marked BROKEN for some time are marked DEPRECATED
(with an EXPIRATION_DATE) and then are removed if no one has fixed them
by that time." [2]

Any hints are appreciated, thank you!

ps And so is feedback from other users of xorp (e.g. net/xorp-devel),
  if they still exist;-)

[1] <http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=186982>
[2] <http://www.freebsd.org/portmgr/qa.html>

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