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Re: Multiple topics

On Mon, Apr 08, 2002 at 10:11:46PM -0400, utsl@quic.net wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 08, 2002 at 06:54:29PM -0600, Joel Baker wrote:
> > Two main things:
> > 
> > 1) FreeBSD 5.0 pre-release... does anyone know if it's GCC 3.x clean? If
> > so, I might futz with trying to do up a chroot based on that, at some point
> > here... unless someone else desperately wants to do it or something.
> Kind of. I had problems building it. Ironically, I have -STABLE patched
> to build with the Debian gcc. (3.0.4) Except the kernel, which I use the
> FreeBSD compiler for. :(

Interesting. It was largely the kernel I was hoping was GCC 3.x compliant.
Guess it isn't yet. Hrrrf.

> If you're really interested in this, I can let you have my packaging
> scripts.

That could be useful; or I could put them up (with permission) on the

> > 2) pmake (aka /usr/src/usr.bin/make) - the source tree for this on the
> > various BSD flavors differ significantly, but all appear to share some
> > basic level of functionality. How similar are they? I'm looking at taking
> > over the pmake package, and wondering whether stealing just one would
> > suffice, or whether I need to do pmake-netbsd, pmake-freebsd, pmake-openbsd
> > (heck, maybe pmake-bsd44 for the origional BSD 4.4 version?) and allow
> > folks to use /etc/alternatives to select what 'pmake' actually calls.
> I needed a lot of other tools to build FreeBSD, especially the kernel,
> so I just included BSD make into that. Debian's pmake package won't
> build for me.

Bug filed? Reference? I can probably arrange to ensure this, at least, gets
fixed in the relatively near future, if so.
Joel Baker                           System Administrator - lightbearer.com
lucifer@lightbearer.com              http://users.lightbearer.com/lucifer/

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