Rob Lahaye <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > Hi, > > I have never done this. So I apologize for my ignorant questions... > > Last week I discovered that the molden port is broken in many ways > (md5 sum wrong, Mesa depence absent & install broken). I reported > it to the freebsd-ports mailing list and to the maintainer. I even > attached a sort of patch that fixed the build in a followup email, > but never got any response, nor has the port been fixed. > > So what to do with broken ports like that? > > I can imagine that ports are broken and remain broken if nobody > ever uses them or installs them. But as soon as a port is noticed > as broken, it is necessary to get it fixed. > > How is the general procedure to get this done? > > Please bare with me: I'm mainly a port user. I know how to install > ports etc. I have no idea about generating and maintaining ports. > > So here we go again: the molden port is broken, but easy to fix > (see my earlier emails about the molden port on the freebsd-ports > mailing list). > > Regards, > Rob.
File a PR, and wait. Eventually someone will take care of it. As for the technical guidlines, see the porter's handbook: http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/porters-handbook/ -- Dan Pelleg _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"