Opened 7 years ago

Closed 4 years ago

#1150 closed enhancement (wontfix)

Preliminary FreeBSD Port

Reported by: orion Owned by:
Priority: maintenance Milestone:
Component: package/other Version: 0.9.9
Keywords: bsd Cc: killyourtv
Parent Tickets: Sensitive: no


The current version of I2P in FreeBSD ports is very old (0.8.7). I created an updated port, but I am not sure it's ready to be submitted yet.


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Changed 7 years ago by orion

Attachment: i2p.tar.bz2 added

comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by orion

Cc: killyourtv added

comment:2 Changed 7 years ago by zzz

Component: otherpackage/other

<zzz> orion, afaik kytv already did all the work but it's on hold because the wrapper doesn't work, even after they claimed to fix it
<zzz> orion did you somehow work around 286?
<zzz> seems like you two should be working together on this
<orion> zzz: No, but that seems independent of my ticket.

comment:3 Changed 7 years ago by zzz

related: #1118

<kytv> I took a stab (months ago) at updating the FreeBSD Port but never submitted it; partly because others expressed interest in doing it and partly because I don't use FreeBSD outside of VMs. If a knowledgeable BSD user jumps on it ⇒>> WIN
<orion> kytv: See ticket.
<kytv> RE: The tanuki FreeBSD 10 bug: I don't have the knowlede to fix that.
<kytv> I saw the ticket before I ran out earlier…but I'll reload in case it's been updated.
<orion> 1150?
<kytv> if that's the freebsd port one, yes
<orion> ok
<kytv> <orion> zzz: No, but that seems independent of my ticket. ←- very much so (though, of course, we would want the wrapper port to be updated once a freebsd 10 capable wrapper is available, but that's a separate from the port)
<kytv> ah…you're doing it much differently than I did (but similarly to the AUR package). I used "ant preppkg-unix" and installed the files that I wanted.
<kytv> …and used the wrapper from the port.
<kytv> but then again, your update mimics the original.
<orion> kytv: I2P is very hard to package.
<orion> The wrapper script isn't very good either.
<orion> Ideally it would be nice to have something simple like `i2prouter start -u <user> -c /home/user/.i2p'
<orion> But I saw that as too hard, and I didn't want to spend too much time on it.
<orion> (I have other I2P-related stuff that needs attention)
<orion> Nevertheless, I thought that the little work I do could be useful to you, which is why I made the ticket.
<orion> did do*

comment:4 Changed 6 years ago by str4d

Keywords: bsd added; freebsd port removed
Milestone: 0.9.10

comment:5 Changed 4 years ago by zzz

Resolution: wontfix
Status: newclosed

Now at 0.9.16 which is old but not ancient:

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