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Re: Comments on pkgsrc and DragonFly

From: "Samuel J. Greear" <sjg@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 7 Jan 2011 13:11:33 -0700

> both are excluding DragonFly, since uname -s return "DragonFly" and
> OSARCH is usually set to the same value. I can solve this by redefining
> OSARCH variable and UNAME_s shell variable as "DragonFlyBSD", which
> makes less work to do. But it doesn't seem very clean to me, so I'm not
> using it. But it does mean that choosing FreeBSD as build type won't
> necessarly mean no changes required on the autotool scripts.
> - Some programs are compiling successfully by defining FreeBSD as build
> type. Is DragonFly kept close as possible to FreeBSD on purpose or
> should we expect this to be a vanishing legacy?
> Official positions here will me help me knowing what to expect while
> porting.
> Thanks,
> SR

Vanishing legacy, never depend on it.


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