Why is pinta not available in ports/graphics or packages ?

Manish Jain bourne.identity at hotmail.com
Thu Jul 14 16:45:40 UTC 2016


I use pinta quite a lot for Paint-like work. It is a fantastic application. But I am having to run it under wine emulation, because there is no ports/graphics/pinta or even a pinta package.

Does anybody have any idea pinta is entirely missing from FreeBSD ? Interestingly, pinta's home page on the web says the pinta port is available as ports/graphics/pinta under FreeBSD, which of course is an error. The other problem is, if you download sources and build it, running gmake starts throwing wonderful syntax errors, which I can never fix and therefore have to keep running pinta under wine.

BTW, for those who need a paint application and who have not tried pinta, please try it : you will love it.

Manish Jain

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