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Date:      Wed, 26 Apr 2000 11:36:23 -0400
From:      Bush Doctor <dervish@goku.cl.msu.edu>
To:        Justin Seger <jseger@scds.com>
Cc:        ports@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Removing tcl-7.6/tk-4.2 from the ports collection
Message-ID:  <20000426113623.E20407@goku.cl.msu.edu>
In-Reply-To: <000201bfaf90$c10d77e0$867a1581@rh.rit.edu>; from jseger@scds.com on Wed, Apr 26, 2000 at 11:04:43AM -0400
References:  <000201bfaf90$c10d77e0$867a1581@rh.rit.edu>

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Out of da blue Justin Seger aka (jseger@scds.com) said:
> I know this has been brought up in the past, but looking at our current
> collection, now is a good time to do it.
> 
> I'd like to remove lang/tcl-7.6 and x11-toolkits/tk-4.2 from the ports
> collection.
> First of all, this does not effect ja-tcl-7.6 or ja-tk-4.2.  There are still
> quite a few ports that depend on the japanese versions.  However, the only
> ports that depend on the normal tcl-7.6/tk-4.2 are:
>
[snippage ...]

> x11-fm/tkdesk-1.1: A graphical, highly configurable and powerful file
> manager
>        MAINTAINER: dmlb@ragnet.demon.co.uk
> 
>        According to Fenner's portsurvey, this has been unfetchable since
> November,1999
>            The webpage referred to in the Makefile redirects to a website
> that is
>                unreachable.
> 
>        SUGGESTION: remove this port
This port has a new version (1.2) a new url (http://sd.znet.com/~jchris/tkdesk/)
and is based on tcl/tk 8.0 - 8.2.  If the maintainer can no longer maintain
this port, I'd be willing to do it.

> 
> If I don't hear any loud protests to any of the above actions, I will go
> ahead with the
> above suggestions, and then delete tcl-7.6/tk-4.2
> 
> Thanks,
> Justin Seger
> 
> 

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bush doctor
<dervish@goku.cl.msu.edu>


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