Julian H. Stacey
jhs at berklix.com
Tue May 24 17:37:23 UTC 2011
"C. P. Ghost" wrote:
> On Tue, May 24, 2011 at 3:53 PM, <fredb at getnet.com> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I have updated ports and when reinstalling I found x11-wm/olvwm which I was
> > using was gone from the ports tree. Why?
> I noticed that too, and was bit by that change as well.
> Since I love the olvwm look and feel, I'm sad to see
> it go from the FreeBSD ports collection.
> % grep olvwm /usr/ports/MOVED
> x11-wm/olvwm||2011-05-01|Has expired: Upstream disapear and distfile
> is no more available
> I think we could resurrect this port, using the last available
> distfile, which fortunately is still with us:
> There are also two patches there:
> Unfortunately, I don't know where the old port files have
> gone. We *REALLY* should consider moving dead ports to
> a separate subdirectory hierarchy (such as /usr/ports/.deadports
> or some such), so people interested in resurrecting old ports
> could have a look. Just letting then disappear silently is rude
> und unnecessary, but that's just IMHO.
They'll be in what what people call the Attic I suppose.
tells how to extract to particular dates.
Julian Stacey, BSD Unix Linux C Sys Eng Consultants Munich http://berklix.com
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