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orville-write Advanced replacement for write/mesg
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This implementation of the Unix write program adds many nice features
while remaining close to the standard Unix program in spirit. It has been
heavily used on M-Net since 1985 and on Grex since 1991, as well as a few
other systems. It is a ground-up reimplementation using no proprietary
code. It's available under a Berkeley-style license (no charge, no
restriction on commercial use, just don't take my name off of it). The
current version is fairly portable.

Orville write was written for use on M-Net and Grex, both public access
Unix systems in Ann Arbor. As such, many of the features are designed to
support a system featuring a delicate mix of novice users and hostile
pranksters, plus a lot of people who just want to talk. It's user
interface is pretty much identical to the normal write program, but it
offers many extensions and improvements.

WWW: http://unixpapa.com/write.html
SVNWeb : Homepage : PortsMon

To install the port: cd /usr/ports/misc/orville-write/ && make install clean
To add the package: pkg install orville-write

PKGNAME: orville-write

distinfo:

SHA256 (orville-write-2.55.tar.gz) = 854063d17f66f7ad29eb671e48a83b74b098d35727e4673d017497eea0de836f
SIZE (orville-write-2.55.tar.gz) = 77451

There are no ports dependent upon this port


Configuration Options
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Master Sites:
  1. http://unixpapa.com/software/

Number of commits found: 21

Commit History - (may be incomplete: see SVNWeb link above for full details)
DateByDescription
19 May 2016 10:44:12
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.55
Revision:415499
amdmi3 search for other commits by this committer
- Fix trailing whitespace in pkg-descrs, categories [g-n]*

Approved by:	portmgr blanket
22 Sep 2015 03:46:12
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.55
Revision:397528
amdmi3 search for other commits by this committer
- Drop 8.x support

Approved by:	portmgr blanket
20 Sep 2015 20:54:09
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.55
Revision:397461
olgeni search for other commits by this committer
Typos, whitespace and capitalization fixes (G-P).
14 Sep 2014 19:24:35
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.55
Revision:368219
antoine search for other commits by this committer
Allow staging as a regular user
05 Feb 2014 20:17:29
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.55
Revision:342838
marino search for other commits by this committer
misc/orville-write: Mark jobs unsafe
11 Dec 2013 13:23:35
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.55
Revision:336161
danilo search for other commits by this committer
- Add stage support
20 Sep 2013 20:50:59
Refresh Original commit files touched by this commit
Revision:327745  Sanity Test Failure
bapt search for other commits by this committer
Add NO_STAGE all over the place in preparation for the staging support (cat:
misc)
13 Jun 2013 12:25:23
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.55
Revision:320792
bsam search for other commits by this committer
. fix build with clang (CFLAGS+=-Wno-return-type);
. use PLIST_FILES instead of pkg-plist;
. trim Makefile headers.
19 Mar 2011 12:38:54
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.55
miwi search for other commits by this committer
- Get Rid MD5 support
10 Feb 2010 14:38:19
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.55
miwi search for other commits by this committer
- Fix build on HEAD

PR:             143518
Submitted by:   Rob Farmer <rfarmer@predatorlabs.net>
25 Nov 2005 16:09:33
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.55
pav search for other commits by this committer
- Add SHA256
13 Oct 2005 19:18:53
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.55
garga search for other commits by this committer
- Update to 2.55

PR:             ports/87385
Submitted by:   Ports Fury
29 Jan 2004 16:13:06
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.54
trevor search for other commits by this committer
SIZEify.
16 Oct 2003 04:15:48
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.54
kris search for other commits by this committer
Before committing the previous BROKEN changes I carefully checked the status
of each port on bento and for recent fixes.  Unfortunately at some point I
got confused and switched to the wrong list :-)  As a result I picked up a
number of ports that were fixed a while ago.  Sorry for the false alarm,
maintainers.

Pointy hat to:  kris
16 Oct 2003 01:23:25
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.54
kris search for other commits by this committer
BROKEN on 5.x: does not compile
08 Sep 2003 05:59:08
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.54
edwin search for other commits by this committer
Update port: misc/orville-write to 2.54

        - Update to version 2.54

added patches for log()

PR:             ports/56528
Submitted by:   KATO Tsuguru <tkato@prontomail.com>
15 Aug 2003 22:25:31
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.53
kris search for other commits by this committer
Reset bouncing maintainer address ("User unknown")
21 Feb 2003 12:48:19
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.53
knu search for other commits by this committer
De-pkg-comment.
12 Jan 2001 16:00:38
files touched by this commit
alex search for other commits by this committer
$(INSTALL) already includes the -o/-g flags.  Use them correctly and   _not_ an
empty $(groupid) variable the Makefile uses.    
08 Oct 2000 05:01:16
files touched by this commit
asami search for other commits by this committer
Convert category misc to new layout.  
16 Jul 2000 20:49:46
files touched by this commit
steve search for other commits by this committer
Update to version 2.53.    

Number of commits found: 21

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