Requesting Committer Attention for ports/184011

Ryan Frederick ryanrfrederick at
Sat Mar 15 23:38:24 UTC 2014

On 3/15/14, 6:26 PM, Matthew Seaman wrote:
> On 15/03/2014 22:28, Ryan Frederick wrote:
>> I'd appreciate your help Matthew. I don't intend this patch to be an
>> end-all and be-all commit but rather a stopgap commit as part of
>> transitioning to a fork I've made of the original upstream
>> ( The original author ended
>> development three years ago, and since I use the port daily I'd like to
>> bring it up to speed as far as pkgng and staging support goes.
> OK -- no problem.  Adding staging support is trivial.  See
> If you're going to switch to a new fork of the code, then lets do that.
>  I take it that means you're going to want to host the distfiles
> somewhere else?  You can do it from github if you need to, but it's
> probably easier if you just make a tarball and stick it on a webserver
> somewhere.
> Anyhow, send me what you have as a diff against the current port, and we
> can take it from there.  Or rather, we can take it from there
> /tomorrow/.  Time for me to retire for the night.
> 	Cheers,
> 	Matthew

I'd like to try hosting the files from github since I'd like to try out
their release functionality, but if it looks to be too much of a hassle
I'll find somewhere else to host a tarball.

I'm out of town right now and have a very busy week ahead of me, so I'll
take things from this point when I have a chance to.


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