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Date:      Thu, 26 Mar 2020 09:37:06 -0700
From:      Cy Schubert <Cy.Schubert@cschubert.com>
To:        Cy Schubert <Cy.Schubert@cschubert.com>
Cc:        "Patrick M. Hausen" <hausen@punkt.de>, Kurt Jaeger <pi@freebsd.org>, ports@freebsd.org, cy@freebsd.org, Dutchman01 <dutchman01@quicknet.nl>
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD Port: nut-2.7.4_13
Message-ID:  <202003261637.02QGb6KH040584@slippy.cwsent.com>
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In message <202003261318.02QDIlkN036342@slippy.cwsent.com>, Cy Schubert 
writes:
> In message <6718E2C0-4902-471C-BB79-025FCFF14ABE@punkt.de>, "Patrick M. 
> Hausen"
>  writes:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > > Am 24.03.2020 um 22:29 schrieb Cy Schubert <Cy.Schubert@cschubert.com>:
> > > Patches would be welcome. I started working on a -devel port in April 201
> 9,
> >  
> > > while waiting in an airport lounge. It wasn't a high priority at the time
>  
> > > as other higher priority projects have preempted what I started then. But
>  
> > > patches are certainly welcome and would hasten the work.
> >
> > A devel port would be most welcome. The current version in the ports
> > tree uses an outdated API for USB (according to the nut-upsusers mailing
> > list) and so does not work with the model I have here, for example.
> >
> > They do support BSD in general, but expect people to build from git :-/
> > Don’t know how Linux package maintainers handle this.
> >
> > A devel port looks like the best approach for us.
>
> I finished the port two days ago but have absolutely no idea if it works. 
> I've been putting in extra hours WFH at $JOB and have had no time to fiddle 
> around with it downstairs. You will have to wait until it's tested or if I 
> put it out for CFT, I will be slow to respond.

For those adventurous enough, fetch the port from https://people.freebsd.org
/~cy/nut-devel.tar.xz. I haven't tested it yet and probably won't until 
next week or later. I'm putting in a lot of long hours at $JOB and may not 
reply quickly.

Let me know how well it works. It will be committed after a period of 
community testing.


-- 
Cheers,
Cy Schubert <Cy.Schubert@cschubert.com>
FreeBSD UNIX:  <cy@FreeBSD.org>   Web:  http://www.FreeBSD.org

	The need of the many outweighs the greed of the few.





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