sysutils/bbcp: Anyone interesting in helping upgrade this port?
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Tue Jan 13 19:11:36 UTC 2015
On Tue, 13 Jan 2015 10:43:15 -0800 Freddie Cash <fjwcash at gmail.com> wrote
> On Tue, Jan 13, 2015 at 10:17 AM, Chris H <bsd-lists at bsdforge.com> wrote:
> > On Tue, 13 Jan 2015 10:08:05 -0800 Freddie Cash <fjwcash at gmail.com> wrote
> > > Good morning,
> > >
> > > With the requirement for the NONE cipher in OpenSSH requiring a custom
> > > compile of the world or a custom compile of the openssh-portable port
> > (all
> > > my production servers are binary-package-only now), I've started using
> > bbcp
> > > instead of "zfs send" over SSH. And looking at using bbcp instead of
> > rsync
> > > over SSH for another system (transfer speed is more important than
> > > encrypting the data as the transfer is done over a very local LAN link).
> > >
> > > The bbcp port is version 20120520; the latest version available is
> > > 20140902. There have been several new features added over the past 2
> > years
> > > that make it (at least on paper) a decent rsync replacement for our uses.
> > >
> > > Is there anyone interested in bringing this port up-to-date. I had a
> > quick
> > > look, but it requires some C hacking that's beyond my skills. :( I've
> > > only tried compiling it with clang, which gives lots of errors. Haven't
> > > tried with gcc, though.
> > I just had a look. Looks interesting. I can't foresee any issue
> > moving it ahead. But before I step up, and say "I'll take it".
> > Have you contacted the maintainer? I don't want to step on any toes. :)
> > Well, now I feel sheepish.
> I was looking at the freshports.org page for it and just saw
> portmgr-related commits to the port and assumed it was maintained by
> "freebsd-ports" (aka not maintained). I completely missed the little
> "Maintainer" line at the top. :(
> I've CC'd the port Maintainer to bring them into the loop.
> [Being a past port maintainer, I really should know better.]
LOL No worries. :)
I checked out (cloned) the master branch, and looked it over.
This will be an easy upgrade, and I'll be happy to do it.
Should the maintainer not mind, that is. ;)
All the best!
> Freddie Cash
> fjwcash at gmail.com
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