Re: dpkg-18.104.22.168 port for FreeBSD
According to Steve Price:
> As Gary alluded too (I think I'm the Steve he's been talking
> about :) I've got a semi-working port of dpkg for FreeBSD.
> It was for 22.214.171.124 so I spent some time yesterday updating
> it to 126.96.36.199 and making an official FreeBSD port of it.
> It is still *very* rough. Prefixing everything with $(HOST)
> is a bit odd and causes some problems with the manpages that
> are symlink'd because they don't use the prefix. Besides
> needing some minor polishing it does appear to run. If
> someone with more experience with dpkg could check it out
> it would be much appreciated.
> Who maintains dpkg? The Debian project? A group of people?
> A single person? The reason I ask is that there are few
> patches in the port that seem to address features not directly
> related to FreeBSD.
You are the Steve, of course. I do know your surname
and probably should have qualified!
Anyway, thanks for the port. I'll be interested to see
what the source looks like; I'm curious...
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