Disappearing programs: Is FreeBSD ports unmaintained?
Joerg.Schilling at fokus.fraunhofer.de
Wed May 28 14:39:06 UTC 2014
Big Lebowski <spankthespam at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Joerg,
> The only problem is that if such port is unmaintained (its maintainer email
> address is ports at freebsd.org) there's no one who could do such thing,
> because commiters are busy working on the entire ports tree, and apparently
> no one from maintainers was interested in the port to do so. If you are,
> submit a PR with setting yourself as a maintainer, and then you can take
> care of the ports updates and adjustment to changing and evolving ports
I am supplying people with the portable source code. That should be suffucient.
Given the fact that there is no FreeBSD related bugreport against star or smake,
I assume that you would get the code to compile if you just use a recent
I encourage you to remove the FreeBSD specific patches that do not seem to
serve a need but affect portability.
There have been recent surce updates for smake and star that include even
special workarounds for the problems caused by clang.
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