Bug 198607 - x11-wm/awesome-vicious: vicious widgets ported to FreeBSD
Summary: x11-wm/awesome-vicious: vicious widgets ported to FreeBSD
Status: New
Alias: None
Product: Ports & Packages
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Individual Port(s) (show other bugs)
Version: Latest
Hardware: Any Any
: --- Affects Many People
Assignee: William Grzybowski
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-03-15 15:27 UTC by rsos+freebsd
Modified: 2018-01-13 12:50 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

See Also:
bugzilla: maintainer-feedback? (wg)


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Description rsos+freebsd 2015-03-15 15:27:02 UTC

Most of the vicious widgets are running under Linux only. A couple of weeks ago I did some work to port most of them to FreeBSD. As not touching any of the Linux specific widgets the end user is not negatively affected from the change but has a lot of new widgets they can use under FreeBSD.

The repository with some documentation is located here:

Comment 1 Ed Maste freebsd_committer 2015-09-25 18:00:20 UTC
Have you tried working with the upstream project to get this work integrated there?
Comment 2 rsos+freebsd 2015-10-03 09:59:17 UTC
Yes, I tried this, but the maintainer denied because there is no push function for his service that I could use and he is in lack of time for integrating my changes regularly ...
Comment 3 Walter Schwarzenfeld freebsd_triage 2018-01-12 23:12:44 UTC
Any advance here? Or is it overcome by events?
Comment 4 rsos+freebsd 2018-01-13 12:50:46 UTC

FreeBSD support has landed in upstream. New upstream url is:

So the only thing to do is to update the port. Right now I'm in lack of time to provide a patch but maybe I'm able to do it in a month or so ...