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Date:      Tue, 03 Oct 2000 19:54:36 +0300
From:      Maxim Sobolev <sobomax@FreeBSD.org>
To:        Will Andrews <will@physics.purdue.edu>, mharo@FreeBSD.org, Satoshi - Ports Wraith - Asami <asami@FreeBSD.org>, "Jeffrey J. Mountin" <jeff-ml@mountin.net>, ports@FreeBSD.org, will@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: RFC: Ports layout reorganization (Re: ports tree idea:     Combine  DESCR and COMMENT)
Message-ID:  <39DA0F4B.5C38DBE8@FreeBSD.org>
References:  <"Jeffrey <vqcsnqjin86.fsf_-_@silvia.hip.berkeley.edu> <4.3.2.20000929140626.00c3fa00@207.227.119.2> <4.3.2.20000929220000.00e0d7e0@207.227.119.2> <vqc7l7uglwu.fsf@silvia.hip.berkeley.edu> <20000930085603.V75085@puck.firepipe.net> <20001001223942.A49213@FreeBSD.org> <39D9C856.BF69AE64@FreeBSD.org> <20001003113520.E41798@puck.firepipe.net> <39DA0D1F.C3CA823D@FreeBSD.org>

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Maxim Sobolev wrote:

> Will Andrews wrote:
>
> > On Tue, Oct 03, 2000 at 02:51:50PM +0300, Maxim Sobolev wrote:
> > > BTW please considering a more modulared structure for portlint2, so anybody can
> > > easily add his own checking module (preferrably just as a separate file loaded
> > > at runtime) w/o the need to hack huge monolitic script and disturb maintainers
> > > at every small occasion.
> >
> > This is slated for portlint3, a complete rewrite.  However, both of us
> > are bogged down with other responsibilities.  Portlint just doesn't rank
> > too high on either of our priority listings.
>
> Then put it on giveaway list and seek for a new maintainer. I'm pretty sure that
> there are many folks out of there who might want to maintain it (no, I'm not
> proposing myself, becuase it would mean complete rewrite in Python :-P).

P.S. Portlint is too critical to allow it to be practically unmaintained, as we see it
currently, when it lags behind bsd.port.mk by several months.

-Maxim




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