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Re: Debian FreeBSD - experiment

On Thu, 18 Nov 1999, Piotr Roszatycki wrote:

> FreeBSD-3.3 have master.passwd with additional fields befor GECOS field.
> This file have to be compiled to binary form /etc/pwd.db by pwd_db command,

Okay. But there shouldn't really be a problem to debianize this stuff.

> Maybe someone would like to hack base-passwd package and add support
> for FreeBSD? :)

I suppose this would be pretty reasonable, yes.

> More interesting is sysvinit package. FreeBSD have different init
> style and haven't got /etc/inittab file.

Yes, I know. We should definitely try to port our Debian init.

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