FreeBSD Security Survey

Chris H. fbsd at
Tue May 23 06:23:09 PDT 2006

Quoting Frank Steinborn <steinex at>:

> Chris H. wrote:
>> This brings up a point I have been wanting to bring up for over a mos.;
>> I adopted an "orphaned" port (contacted the owner, whom then relenquished
>> ownership to me.). But found it _more_ than difficult to discover how
>> to inform the fBSD port(s) system of it's new, *un*orphaned status.
>> I read through the online doc's about it. But got dizzy with the
>> circularness of it. Searching led to no _difinative_ answer(s) either.
>> Is it still send pr just to update it's status? Couldn't there be an
>> online form to change ownership/ stewardship? I *can* comprehend the
>> send pr system. I simply can't understand how to change/ update
>> ownership/ stewardship. Perhaps this is why so many of the orphaned
>> ports remain in this state.
> Open a PR and simply set MAINTAINER to your own address. Use category
> 'ports' and and class 'change-request'.

Will do. Thank you very much for taking the time to respond.

--Chris H.

> Frank
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FreeBSD 5.4-RELEASE-p12 (SMP - 900x2) Tue Mar 7 19:37:23 PST 2006

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