P5-FuzzyOcr port

Brian W. brian at brianwhalen.net
Wed Jun 13 14:44:14 UTC 2012

I was migrating from v7 to v8 when I saw this a few nights ago. The upgrade
was going speedily well till I hit that. Like I said I was able to get
through it by building the port.
On Jun 13, 2012 12:25 AM, "Matthew Seaman" <m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk>

> On 13/06/2012 07:17, Brian W. wrote:
> > Pkg_add -r can't find a package for this; I presume this is deliberate
> > because of the unmaintained status of fuzzyocr?
> Not directly.  As many pkgs as possible are built from ports,
> irrespective of who the maintainers are.  An unmaintained port is
> however less likely to have any issues attended to promptly.
> If you want to see exactly why no pkg exists, use portsmon:
> http://portsmon.freebsd.org/portoverview.py?category=mail&portname=p5-FuzzyOcr
> and the reason is that the graphics/giflib port -- one of the
> dependencies -- failed to work properly.  On 9.0-RELEASE it shows the
> problem is to do with XML validation, and there's an open PR about that
> which is assigned to the graphics/giflib maintainer. There should be a
> fix fairly soon.
>        Cheers,
>        Matthew
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