Hi, Kevin. Thank you. I'm already maintain several ports.
There are some difficulties in porting this software for me:

1. It's graphical gnome-based software. I have no experience in gnome ports.
This is not the biggest problem though.

2. It's written in D.
Yes, I wrote 'D'. It wants devel/dub and one of the D compilers
already available in ports tree: lang/ldc or lang/dmd2.
lang/dmd2 is broken under FreeBSD 12 due to inability to work with ino64.
lang/ldc doesn't compile under FreeBSD 12:
[131/249] cd /usr/ports/lang/ldc/work/ldc-1.7.0-src/runtime/profile-rt/d
&& /usr/ports/lang/ldc/work/ldc-1.7.0-src/bin/ldc2 -c --output-o -w
-O3 -release -relocation-model=pic
-od=/usr/ports/lang/ldc/work/ldc-1.7.0-src/runtime/objects -op
ldc/profile.d
FAILED: runtime/objects/ldc/profile.o
cd /usr/ports/lang/ldc/work/ldc-1.7.0-src/runtime/profile-rt/d &&
/usr/ports/lang/ldc/work/ldc-1.7.0-src/bin/ldc2 -c --output-o -w -O3
-release -relocation-model=pic
-od=/usr/ports/lang/ldc/work/ldc-1.7.0-src/runtime/objects -op
ldc/profile.d
[132/249] cd /usr/ports/lang/ldc/work/ldc-1.7.0-src/runtime/jit-rt/d
&& /usr/ports/lang/ldc/work/ldc-1.7.0-src/bin/ldc2 -c --output-o
-enable-dynamic-compile -w -O3 -release
-od=/usr/ports/lang/ldc/work/ldc-1.7.0-src/runtime/objects -op
ldc/dynamic_compile.d
FAILED: runtime/objects/ldc/dynamic_compile.o
cd /usr/ports/lang/ldc/work/ldc-1.7.0-src/runtime/jit-rt/d &&
/usr/ports/lang/ldc/work/ldc-1.7.0-src/bin/ldc2 -c --output-o
-enable-dynamic-compile -w -O3 -release
-od=/usr/ports/lang/ldc/work/ldc-1.7.0-src/runtime/objects -op
ldc/dynamic_compile.d
ninja: build stopped: subcommand failed.

3. Also it wants gtkd. I'm not sure it's already ported to FreeBSD.

So, I made a try, but couldn't even start.

2018-04-07 21:55 GMT+03:00 Kevin Oberman <rkober...@gmail.com>:
> On Sat, Apr 7, 2018 at 3:43 AM, Pavel Timofeev <tim...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Hello, everyone.
>>
>> I would like to ask if anybody interested and could make a port for
>> such a great tiling terminal for Gnome3?
>> https://github.com/gnunn1/tilix
>
>
> Since I don't run Gnome3 and don't care for tiling, I'm not likely to do it,
> but you might give it a shot, yourself. Most, but not all, ports are pretty
> easy. The Porters Handbook is very readable and, if the port does not
> require any oddball tricks, is not hard. It requires no real coding, but a
> reasonable familiarity with make and shell scripting. I've done several
> ports over the past two decades and am only passable in make and pretty weak
> in shell. It was not a problem.
>
> Look closely at the sections on  working with github and Gnome. github, in
> particular, is weird, but not really difficult. Gnome is less weird, but has
> specialized make scripts that are called with USES statements.
>
> If you do try it, you can generally find that others are willing to help out
> while you learn the ins and outs. Since this is a Gnome port, you might find
> the gnome@ mail list more useful.
> --
> Kevin Oberman, Part time kid herder and retired Network Engineer
> E-mail: rkober...@gmail.com
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>
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