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Date:      Wed, 26 Apr 2000 11:36:23 -0400
From:      Bush Doctor <>
To:        Justin Seger <>
Cc:        ports@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Removing tcl-7.6/tk-4.2 from the ports collection
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <000201bfaf90$c10d77e0$>; from on Wed, Apr 26, 2000 at 11:04:43AM -0400
References:  <000201bfaf90$c10d77e0$>

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Out of da blue Justin Seger aka ( 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:
>        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 (
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

f u cn rd ths, u cn gt a gd jb n cmptr prgrmmng.

bush doctor

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