Removing port submit

Joshua Root jmr at
Sun Feb 10 17:36:34 PST 2013

On 2013-2-11 09:40 , Clemens Lang wrote:
> Hi,
> while I was writing a patch for #32542 [1] I noticed that base could
> benefit from some refactoring. As a first measure, I'm proposing the
> removal of port submit. Since I assume not everybody on the list is
> familiar with what port submit does, let me run port help submit for
> you:
>> $ port help submit
>> Usage: submit
>> Submit a port to the MacPorts Web Application (unimplemented)
> The last change related to what port submit used to do (did this
> actually ever work?) was more than 6 years ago, back in the time when
> org.macports.submit was still called[2].
> If nobody objects to the removal, I will start working on this
> Wednesday.
> [1]
> [2]

Well... I still want to get MPWA operational, and I don't know that port
submit is inherently a bad idea. Of course, much of the current code is
likely to be unusable with the new MPWA.

- Josh

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