The current version of the Crossfire client in the FreeBSD Ports collection is out of date (version 1.8). The current version is 1.60, and offers the ability to connect to the latest servers and play using the GTK2 client.
In addition, the current maintainer has explained that he does not intend to work on crossfire-client for the time being.
Fix: The patch to update the port is attached. This will update the Makefile and other patch files to build the 1.60 client. In addition, the maintainer will be changed.
Patch attached with submission follows:
How-To-Repeat: The current client in the ports tree is out of date. Simple 'make describe' in games/crossfire-client.
Maintainer of games/crossfire-client,
Please note that PR ports/166212 has just been submitted.
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Edwin Groothuis via the GNATS Auto Assign Tool
Awaiting maintainers feedback (via the GNATS Auto Assign Tool)
I agree on the patch and gladly pass on maintainership if wished.
I'll take it.
makc 2012-04-06 15:12:29 UTC
FreeBSD ports repository
games/crossfire-client Makefile distinfo pkg-descr
Update to 1.60.0
Pass maintainership to submitter
Submitted by: Kevin Zheng <kevinz5000 at gmail.com>
Approved by: Mark Reidel (former maintaier)
Feature safe: yes
Revision Changes Path
1.75 +17 -87 ports/games/crossfire-client/Makefile
1.15 +2 -6 ports/games/crossfire-client/distinfo
1.2 +0 -15 ports/games/crossfire-client/files/patch-common-misc.c (dead)
1.2 +0 -10 ports/games/crossfire-client/files/patch-common-script.c (dead)
1.1 +11 -0 ports/games/crossfire-client/files/patch-common__Makefile.in (new)
1.1 +10 -0 ports/games/crossfire-client/files/patch-common__script.c (new)
1.3 +11 -0 ports/games/crossfire-client/files/patch-configure (new)
1.4 +7 -8 ports/games/crossfire-client/pkg-descr
1.15 +19 -0 ports/games/crossfire-client/pkg-plist (new)
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Committed, with some changes. Thanks!