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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 https://duck.co/ideas/idea/936/grab-bsd-port-summary-from-freshports <https://duck.co/ideas/idea/936/grab-bsd-port-summary-from-freshports>
> and later at https://github.com/FreshPorts/freshports/issues/4 <https://github.com/FreshPorts/freshports/issues/4>
> I did start using https://github.com/marcj/php-rest-service <https://github.com/marcj/php-rest-service> (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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