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Re: linuxulator update

From: Pierre Abbat <phma@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 27 Nov 2009 09:34:04 -0500

On Friday 27 November 2009 09:10:15 Alex Hornung wrote:
> Hi,
> With our outdated linux emu (linuxulator) we can't run most of the software
> that can run on FreeBSD, such as newer jre/jdk, ... ( see bug report 1141
> [1] for more details).
> To actually be able to update the linuxulator, it would be very helpful to
> have LTP (Linux Test Project)[2] working on DragonFly. This is a relatively
> simple task that many end-users (as in non-developers) could do, and which
> would make it possible to identify what exactly we are lacking, what needs
> updating and once it is updated, directly testing to see if it works as
> expected. LTP would be compiled on some linux machine, and then made to run
> on our current linuxulator to identify these issues.
> If anyone would step up to do this task, we could immediately start
> updating the code with considerably less effort than without LTP. So
> please, if someone wants to start contributing without actual coding, this
> is a great opportunity which would result in great benefit for everyone.

I could do this, but would have to wait until after December 8, as I'm still 
in school. Is that okay? I have Linux 2.6.20 and DF 2.5.1.

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