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FreeBSD Port Tools 0.99 released

The project is still alive - a new version has been released after several years of inactivity. It has a version number of 0.99 to commemorate a special date of 09-09-09.

This release integrates all patches for porttools from the Ports Tree:

- bugfix: Fix commandline arguments handling for some cases when two or more
flags are used - e.g. `port submit -m update -d .orig` (PR: ports/100771,
thanks HASHI Hiroaki and Dmitry Marakasov)
- optimization: add -R flag to cvs(1) invocation in port diff - this would
allow working against a local read-only repository and improve performance
(PR: ports/116248, thanks Xin LI)
- update copyright notices

Posted by Sergei Kolobov 2009-09-09

FreeBSD Port Tools 0.77 released

This release fixes a stupid bug in port create that was introduced by a last-minute change in the previous version. Thanks Radim Kolar for reporting this.

Posted by Sergei Kolobov 2006-05-06

FreeBSD Port Tools 0.76 released

This release bring several bugfixes from the FreeBSD GNATS database. Some of them have been committed to the Ports tree previously, while other were not. All this patches are now integrated into the release.

Please see NEWS for details on the changes.

Posted by Sergei Kolobov 2006-05-02

FreeBSD Port Tools 0.75

This project is not dead (yet) - development continues. I am releasing some changes that accumulated in my local tree over the last 1.5 years (yeah, it has been awhile since the last 0.63 release). Thus the strange version numbering bump.

This version includes 4 new commands - commit, getpr, install and upgrade.

Posted by Sergei Kolobov 2006-04-30

FreeBSD Port Tools 0.63 released!

This release contains several improvements to the "port test" command, as well as few minor cosmetique fixes.

Posted by Sergei Kolobov 2004-08-06

FreeBSD Port Tools 0.62 Released

This release attempts to break the world's record
of the number of releases in one day -
this is a third release today!
If fixes a couple of stupid bugs introduced in 0.60.

Please see NEWS for a list of changes.

Posted by Sergei Kolobov 2004-07-29

FreeBSD Port Tools 0.60 Released

FreeBSD Port Tools development resumes after a long period of
inactivity (due to my day-time work load and family matters).

This is mostly bugfix release, but it also incorporate several
improvements developed by Sergey Matveychuk.
Sergey has recently joined the FreeBSD Port Tools project team.
He is a FreeBSD committer, too. Congratulations, Sergey!

See NEWS for a list of changes in this release.

Posted by Sergei Kolobov 2004-07-28

FreeBSD Port Tools 0.50 released

The FreeBSD Port Tools interface has been streamlined
in this release by introducing unified port(1) interface.
Several new commands (create, diff, fetch) has been added.
Submit command (previously pr-new, pr-change and pr-update scripts)
has been improved by adding auto-detection of operation mode,
maintainership requests, added/removed files.
testport has been renamed to test command in port(1).... read more

Posted by Sergei Kolobov 2003-10-21

FreeBSD Port Tools 0.26 release

This release fixes several minor bugs reported by the users.
See NEWS file for details.

Posted by Sergei Kolobov 2003-08-25

FreeBSD Port Tools 0.25 released

This releases adds new -d option, allowing to generate patches not only against CVS, but also against local directory with original port version (see man pages for details).

Posted by Sergei Kolobov 2003-07-31

FreeBSD Port Tools 0.20 release

This release adds manpages (finally), scripts have new command-line arguments. See NEWS file for a more detailed list of changes.

Posted by Sergei Kolobov 2003-07-26

FreeBSD Port Tools 0.16 released

This release fixes a bug which caused testport to fail in install phase when checking for previously installed versions of the same port (recent addition to

Posted by Sergei Kolobov 2003-07-21

FreeBSD Port Tools 0.15 released

FreeBSD Port Tools version 0.15 have been released and available for download at

Changes in this version include:
- respect PKGNAMEPREFIX and PKGNAMESUFFIX in pr-* scripts (thanks, Tim!)
- minor fixes/cleanups
- added THANKS file to list contributors

Visit FreeBSD Port Tools page at

Posted by Sergei Kolobov 2003-07-13

FreeBSD Port Tools 0.11 released

FreeBSD Port Tools version 0.11 have been released and available for download at

Changes in this version include:
- added new feature to detect requests to take maintainership
- fixed a bug which prevented a submitted patch to be saved in the archive directory

Visit FreeBSD Port Tools page at

Posted by Sergei Kolobov 2003-07-08

FreeBSD Port Tools 0.10 released!

This is the first release that should be usable out-of-the-box.
See included NEWS file of summary of changes.

Please report any problems or comments.

Posted by Sergei Kolobov 2003-06-24

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