portmanager status?

Micah micahjon at ywave.com
Thu Jan 19 20:44:16 PST 2006

Craig Deal wrote:
> I just ran portmanager -s and it said that it has been removed from
> the ports collection. The "MOVED" file said
> "sysutils/portmanager||2006-01-19|Author withdrew permission to
> distribute". Does this mean it will not be available any more, or is
> this temporary?
> Does anyone have a recommendation for a replacement for a novice user.
> Portmanager was very easy to use and I never had a problem with it.
> Thanks,
> Craig

Check out http://portmanager.sunsite.dk/preface.html
"I have decided to remove portmanager from the FreeBSD ports tree 
because I do not get along with the people in charge of FreeBSD ports."

Sounds pretty permanent to me.

Use portupgrade.


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