FreshPorts API

Torsten Zuehlsdorff mailinglists at
Thu Sep 21 14:10:22 UTC 2017

On 21.09.2017 14:31, Dan Langille wrote:
> FreshPorts contains more than just ports. It contains all commits to the FreeBSD repository.
> This is all stored in a database. It can be queried. We just need an API.
> The goal is to start gradually, based on the ideas started at <>
> and later at <>
> I did start using <> (I didn't get to the
> point of having methods invoked), I'm looking for others to help get this started.
> The goal is a PHP-based API. Why? Existing PHP code for database access.

But what problem to you want to solve with it?

I regularly dump the ports-tree into a database for some research or 
hacking. But beside this very specific cases i never needed it. So what 
do you want to accomplish?


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