User gregoryo took on the task of testing a FreeBSD port. However, this user is interested in how others test ports. Please drop a line in his blog to discuss.

I am testing a new port written by Palle Girgensohn ( He sent me the link to test.

I’ve never done this before, so I started thinking of how I might do so. being a fork of which in turn appears to be the mainline FreeBSD ports tree, I thought it would be possible to just get sysutils/filebeat into my own mainline ports tree (which I maintain with portsnap). So, combining my svn knowledge and git ignorance, I tried this: …

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