orville-write-2.55.txz


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Description

orville-write - Advanced replacement for write/mesg

Property Value
Distribution FreeBSD 11
Repository FreeBSD Ports Latest amd64
Package filename orville-write-2.55.txz
Package name orville-write
Package version 2.55
Package release -
Package architecture amd64
Package type txz
Category misc
Homepage http://unixpapa.com/write.html
License -
Maintainer ports@FreeBSD.org
Download size 40.61 KB
Installed size 116.91 KB
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
===>   NOTICE:
The orville-write port currently does not have a maintainer. As a result, it is
more likely to have unresolved issues, not be up-to-date, or even be removed in
the future. To volunteer to maintain this port, please create an issue at:
https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla
More information about port maintainership is available at:
https://www.freebsd.org/doc/en/articles/contributing/ports-contributing.html#maintain-port

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Package Version Architecture Repository
orville-write-2.55.txz 2.55 i386 FreeBSD Ports Quarterly
orville-write-2.55.txz 2.55 amd64 FreeBSD Ports Quarterly
orville-write-2.55.txz 2.55 i386 FreeBSD Ports Latest
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Download

Type URL
Mirror pkg.freebsd.org
Binary Package orville-write-2.55.txz
Source Package misc/orville-write

Install Howto

Install orville-write txz package:

# pkg install orville-write

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