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cowsay Configurable talking characters in ASCII art
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Broken BROKEN: unfetchable
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Maintainer: wxs@FreeBSD.org search for ports maintained by this maintainer
Port Added: 02 Sep 2000 07:04:59
License: not specified in port
cowsay is a configurable talking ASCII cow (and other characters),
written in Perl.  It operates much as the figlet program does, and
is written in the same spirit of silliness.

WWW: http://www.nog.net/~tony/warez/cowsay.shtml
SVNWeb : Homepage : PortsMon

To install the port: cd /usr/ports/games/cowsay/ && make install clean

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PKGNAME: cowsay


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Build dependencies:
  1. perl5>=5.20<5.21 : lang/perl5.20
Runtime dependencies:
  1. perl5>=5.20<5.21 : lang/perl5.20

This port is required by:

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Configuration Options
     No options to configure

USES:
perl5

Master Sites:
  1. http://distcache.FreeBSD.org/ports-distfiles/
  2. http://www.nog.net/~tony/warez/

Number of commits found: 26

Commit History - (may be incomplete: see SVNWeb link above for full details)
DateByDescription
13 Dec 2015 09:41:23
Original commit files touched by this commit  3.03_2
Revision:403659
bapt search for other commits by this committer
Mark as broken: does not fetch
15 Jan 2015 13:40:57
Original commit files touched by this commit  3.03_2
Revision:377091
amdmi3 search for other commits by this committer
- Drop @dirrm* from and add empty directories to plists

Approved by:	portmgr blanket
28 Jul 2014 19:39:51
Original commit files touched by this commit  3.03_2
Revision:363239
adamw search for other commits by this committer
Rename all 10,000 games/ patch-xy patches to reflect the files they modify.
03 Mar 2014 20:17:59
Original commit files touched by this commit  3.03_2
Revision:346959
antoine search for other commits by this committer
Fix shebang and runtime
21 Feb 2014 03:46:57
Original commit files touched by this commit  3.03_1
Revision:345313
adamw search for other commits by this committer
Stage support.
20 Sep 2013 17:36:36
Original commit files touched by this commit  3.03_1
Revision:327730
bapt search for other commits by this committer
Add NO_STAGE all over the place in preparation for the staging support (cat:
games)
11 Sep 2013 09:36:43
Original commit files touched by this commit  3.03_1
Revision:326956
az search for other commits by this committer
- convert to the new perl5 framework
- trim Makefile header

Approved by:	portmgr (bapt@, blanket)
05 Mar 2011 01:21:21
Original commit files touched by this commit  3.03_1
wxs search for other commits by this committer
The DISTFILES line is not actually needed.

Spotted by:     dougb@
04 Mar 2011 20:36:32
Original commit files touched by this commit  3.03_1
wxs search for other commits by this committer
Add a verify target.

PR:             ports/155138
Submitted by:   dougb@
03 Mar 2011 14:56:12
Original commit files touched by this commit  3.03_1
wxs search for other commits by this committer
Update MASTER_SITES.

PR:             ports/155138 (partially)
Submitted by:   dougb@
03 Mar 2011 13:39:28
Original commit files touched by this commit  3.03_1
wxs search for other commits by this committer
I'll maintain this port.
02 Mar 2011 23:59:52
Original commit files touched by this commit  3.03_1
linimon search for other commits by this committer
Return these ports to the pool.

PR:             ports/155217
Submitted by:   maintainer
05 Jan 2011 02:13:25
Original commit files touched by this commit  3.03_1
wen search for other commits by this committer
- Pass maintainership to submitter

PR:             ports/153682
Submitted by:   chris petrik <c.petrik.sosa@gmail.com>
02 Jan 2011 06:22:23
Original commit files touched by this commit  3.03_1
tabthorpe search for other commits by this committer
Return kris' ports to the heap.
We hope to see him back again sometime.

Hat:            portmgr-secretary
22 Jan 2006 11:18:58
Original commit files touched by this commit  3.03_1
edwin search for other commits by this committer
SHA256ify

Approved by:    krion@
09 Dec 2004 03:02:19
Original commit files touched by this commit  3.03_1
kris search for other commits by this committer
Use MLINKS to install and record a symlinked manpage instead of doing it
by hand.

Submitted by:   TAOKA Fumiyoshi <fmysh@iijmio-mail.jp>
PR:             74440
09 Dec 2004 03:01:44
Original commit files touched by this commit  3.03_1
kris search for other commits by this committer
Use MLINKS to install and record a symlinked manpage instead of doing it
by hand.

Submitted by:   TAOKA Fumiyoshi <fmysh@iijmio-mail.jp>
PR:             74440
22 Mar 2004 12:45:57
Original commit files touched by this commit  3.03_1
kris search for other commits by this committer
o/~ Everybody was distfile sizing! o/~

(Add SIZE to distinfo)

Submitted by:   trevor
07 Mar 2003 06:03:01
Original commit files touched by this commit  3.03_1
ade search for other commits by this committer
Clear moonlight beckons.
Requiem mors pacem pkg-comment,
And be calm ports tree.

E Nomini Patri, E Fili, E Spiritu Sancti.
01 Jul 2002 07:32:02
Original commit files touched by this commit  3.03_1
billf search for other commits by this committer
provide adequate ascii assistance for putting people in the box.

Not Approved by: kris
Obtained from: green
29 Jan 2001 08:07:57
files touched by this commit
kris search for other commits by this committer
Add some more ASCII art.    
08 Oct 2000 03:48:59
files touched by this commit
asami search for other commits by this committer
Convert category games to new layout.  
17 Sep 2000 13:25:56
files touched by this commit
kris search for other commits by this committer
Correct PLIST    
04 Sep 2000 01:48:52
files touched by this commit
billf search for other commits by this committer
Some more creative art for cowsay.    
02 Sep 2000 11:05:42
files touched by this commit
kris search for other commits by this committer
________________________________   < Oops, forgot to add this patch >   
--------------------------------               ,        ,              /(       
)`               \___   / -               /- _  `-/  '              (//     /   
          / /   - `                  O O   ) /    -              `-^--'`<     ' 
           (_.)  _  )   /              `.___/`    /                `-----' /  
<----.     __ / __      <-----====O)))==) ) /====   <----'    `--' `.__,'       
         -        -                        /           ______( (_  / \______    
    ,'  ,-----'   -                 `--{__________)        /  
02 Sep 2000 11:04:59
files touched by this commit
kris search for other commits by this committer
______________________________________   / This is cowsay 3.03, a program which 
  - generates ASCII art of various       -    characters saying text.           
  /    --------------------------------------               ,        ,          
   /(        )`               \___   / -               /- _  `-/  '             
(//     /              / /   - `                  O O   ) /    -             
`-^--'`<     '             (_.)  _  )   /              `.___/`    /             
  `-----' /   <----.     __ / __      <-----====O)))==) ) /====   <----'    `--'
`.__,'                 -        -                        /           ______( (_ 
/ \______         ,'  ,-----'   -                 `--{__________)        /    

Number of commits found: 26

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