New development repository location.

Tobias C. Berner tcberner at
Sat Jun 3 10:18:33 UTC 2017

Hi Dwayne

Thanks for the offer, patches and problem reports are always welcome.

Syncing involes merging in the change from master, and fixing the
conflicts, and then pushing it back up again.
So it shouldn't take us too long to do it, it's more just remembering
to do it :D

mfg Tobias

On 31 May 2017 at 17:17, Dwayne MacKinnon <dmk at> wrote:
> Excellent news! I think lagging behind ports-master won't be too great a
> burden, as long as the sync-up is done on a regular basis.
> What's involved in keeping the repo sync'ed with ports-master anyways?
> I'm not much of a coder anymore, but maybe I could help with something
> like that.
> Cheers,
> On 31/05/2017 04:10, Tobias C. Berner wrote:
>> Hi there
>> The development repository that the KDE-FreeBSD team uses to work on the KDE
>> ports for FreeBSD is moving to github. For a long time we have been using
>> 'area51', an SVN repository kindly hosted by PC-BSD and iX Systems. At this
>> point in time, we believe that moving to github will make the ports a bit
>> more accessible for users and align our ports-development effort better with
>> the the way upstream (that is, with official FreeBSD ports) works. We
>> would like to express our thanks to PC-BSD for hosting us all this time,
>> in particular Josh Paetzel for administering the repository. In the coming
>> days we will be updating documentation to reflect the new source of
>> KDE-FreeBSD ports.
>> The repository can now be found at
>> where the plasma5 branch is a ports tree with all the updates from the
>> old svn repository.
>> The main difference between the old svn repository and the new one is, that
>> like gnome@ and xorg@, we now have a complete portstree. So the kdemerge script
>> previously used is obsolete -- however, this also mean, that we will lag behind
>> ports-master, which we will try to sync with every weekend.
>> mfg Adriaan, Raphael, Tobias

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