Re: Anyone think they can help out?
[ Sorry for the duplicate, David - I meant to reply to the list, but didn't ]
David Welton <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > 1) kernel - get a proper package built. This means fixing up
> > 2) modutils - there is a new set of modutils from Corel that matches the new
> > 3) bash - we're using Corel's libc4/a.out bash so we can boot.
> > 4) glibc - we want a glibc build with the latest kernel headers.
> > 5) binutils - if we do use the upstream glibc (2.0.97), we also need to use
> > 6) libstdc++ - We're currently using one from Corel (ie. not built from
> > 7) egcs - I'm not sure if this is needed to build Mozilla. I had
> These are all kind of inter-related, right? Well, we could extract
> bash from the mess once we get the FPU thing straightened out,
> correct? For now, they are all quite related.
Pretty much so. I'll see if I can get the kernel/modutils stuff
sorted out tonight (there's a new kernel out). I've got a bit of a
cold, and that is slowing me down.
> > 8) xfree86 - The one we currently are using uses the fbcon device, and does
> > not properly reset the display when switching virtual consoles.
> > There is some new X server source from Corel.
> Hrmm.. I could take a look at this, but I am also trying to get emacs
> going. They are both big fat ugly builds:->
I found this on ftp.netwinder.org:
users/t/tuttle/emacs-20.3-1.arm.rpm 907039380 12309954
users/t/tuttle/emacs-20.3.spec.tar.gz 907045860 6718
So it looks like emacs 20.3 should be buildable.
> > 9) lesstif - Needed for Mozilla.
> > 10) mozilla - Raffaele Sena <email@example.com> has built a version that is
> > available at: ftp://ftp.netwinder.org/users/r/raff/
> > Maybe we can re-use his patches.
> It would seem logical of CCC to show this off themselves..
I'd like to have mozilla on my box though. :-)
> I think some gnome/gtk stuff might be neat.
Agreed. Hopefully they'll just build.
> Maybe I'll have a go at gdselect (heh..right..with what time?)
I've got to try that soon. I've got some cool ideas for it.