Removing port submit

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Mon Feb 11 14:00:54 PST 2013

On Feb 10, 2013, at 16:40, Clemens Lang wrote:

> 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.

I'm in favor of removing it since it's obviously never been used. The code of course will remain in the history of the repository should anybody want to revive it later.

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