[PC-BSD Pbi-dev] Port Requests

Jesse Smith jessefrgsmith at yahoo.ca
Mon Mar 14 06:47:00 PDT 2011


-----Original Message-----
From: Dru Lavigne <drulavigne at sympatico.ca>
To: jessefrgsmith at yahoo.ca, pbi-dev at lists.pcbsd.org
Subject: RE: [PC-BSD Pbi-dev] Port Requests
Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2011 13:30:45 +0000



> > As I'm sure you all know, we have a section of the forum dedicated
to
> > Port requests. What I didn't know up until today is that there is a
wiki
> > on the FreeBSD website for Port requests too.
> > (http://wiki.freebsd.org/WantedPorts)
> >
> > A quick run through the two shows virtually no over-lap. I can't
help
> > but think our Port requests might get more attention if they were
> > included on the FreeBSD waiting list.
> > I agree, we should merge the two. Is anybody interested in doing
that? 
> > Or should we just point our users to the FreeBSD wiki to add wanted
ports?
> 
> I signed up for an account, but I don't appear to have edit access to
> any pages, including the wiki sandbox. According to the documentation
> there should be an "edit" button on each page, but I'm not getting it.
> Do I need gain write permission to the FreeBSD server to work on the
> wiki?


> Correct, you need to have someone with a FreeBSD commit bit to give 
> you wiki access.
>
> Just some background on this: the pbi request forum was created as the
> result of a conversation at the DevSummit at EuroBSDCon on how to 
> better integrate what PC-BSD and FreeBSD are doing. As requested, I 
> emailed the forum link to the ports committer who maintains the 
> FreeBSD WantedPorts link. Sounds like something we should revisit at 
> the BSDCan DevSummit...
>
> Cheers,
>
> Dru


Dr,

Thanks, I feel better about not finding a way to edit the wiki. Perhaps
we could just drop the PortsWanted page maintainer an e-mail and ask for
the list to be updated?

Jesse





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