FreeBSD ports which are currently scheduled for deletion

Kevin Oberman rkoberman at
Sat May 24 22:26:31 UTC 2014

On Sat, May 24, 2014 at 3:01 PM, Kurt Jaeger <lists at> wrote:

> Hi!
> > I agree that there was a lot of change in the ports tree recently.
> > But: There is a reason for this: The ports tree has to be cleaner
> > so that it can provide better automatic processes to the users.
> > It's not easy, but it's getting there.
> I found a presentation which really goes deep into the process
> and reasoning behind going to pkgng and staging:
> Very cool stuff.
As far as avoiding breaking things on older versions that you no longer
have available or newer ones you have yet to install anywhere,  remember
redports,org <>. I find it invaluable for testing ports
in a variety of environments. It currently supports 8.4, 9.2, 10.0, and
HEAD on amd64 and i386.
R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer, Retired
E-mail: rkoberman at

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