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Date:      Thu, 19 Sep 2013 16:07:23 -0500
From:      Paul Schmehl <>
Subject:   Re: [HEADS UP] Tcl/Tk moves to the USES framework
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--On September 19, 2013 2:00:04 PM +0200 Pietro Cerutti <> 

> All,
> as of r327607 [1], Tcl/Tk ports can use the new USES framework, as
> described in [2].
> We (tcltk@) could use your help to transition from the deprecated
> USE_TCL and USE_TK variables to the new framework.
> For this, I have set up a wiki page at [3] to help coordinate the
> efforts. There are currently 235 ports that need an update. If you
> happen to be the maintainer of one of these ports, please consider
> updating it and move the corresponding row from the "Ports to convert"
> to the "Ports already converted" table in the Wiki, or just send in a
> patch and ask tcltk@ do the job :)
> Thank you very much for your help!
> Pietro
> for tcltk@
> [1]
> ml [2]
> ml [3]

If you're going to ask us port maintainers to do this sort of thing, it 
would be nice if you first put the file in /usr/ports/Mk/Uses.

/usr/ports]# portsnap update
Ports tree is already up to date.

/usr/ports]# find /usr/ports/Mk/Uses -name
/usr/ports]# ls /usr/ports/Mk/Uses/

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