How to deal with broken MASTER_SITES/WWW?

A.J. 'Fonz' van Werven freebsd at
Sun Mar 23 12:15:23 UTC 2014

Looking through my installed ports to see if any are unmaintained, I came
across a port of which the MASTER_SITE(S) and WWW are down. The site
itself (WWW) says it's currently down for maintenance, but it's been like
that for at least a week, if not longer. And with the MASTER_SITE(S) down
the distfile is only available from the FreeBSD mirror.

Should I just take maintainership, add my own mirror to MASTER_SITES and
wait for the site to come back online, or are there other steps to be


I'm not completely useless, I can be used as a bad example.
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