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Re: Debian FreeBSD - experiment

On 18 Nov 1999, Peter Makholm wrote:

> Per Lundberg <plundis@chaosdev.org> writes:
> > Well, I think it should be in the main distribution anyway, so people will
> > see that it exists and hook up to this list.
> Some place in sid along with other unreleased unfinished ports
> shouldn't be a problem.

Ok, you can find it at http://master.debian.org/~dexter/

I've made a complete environment for developers (gcc, binutils, dpkg,
native libraries) so preparing new packages should be easy.

> The files in debian-freebsd/source is that the same as in the real
> debian archive of have you tweaked something to get it to compile?

All my sources have '.0.1' postfix in version number. Some of the packages
are based on slink and have the same *.orig.tar.gz but differend

> The libc3 package is that FreeBSD's libc?
> It could make som confusion with libc4, libc5 and libc6.

Yes, libc3 in native FreeBSd libc. But I've noticed GNU HURD had
a libc0 package, so it shouldn't be too confusing. It is possible
to rename it i.e. to libc3-freebsd.

> I wish my home box was connected to the net. I can't play around with
> this box.

I didn't make any networking package. It is too early for this project.
More important is i.e. base-passwd package, but FreeBSD have completly
different passwd system...

Piotr "Dexter" Roszatycki   GCM d- s-:- a-- C++ UL++++$ P+++ L+++>$ E---- W-
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