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Re: GNU/kFreeBSD packages in the Debian archive [status-1]

On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 09:21:06AM +0200, Petr Salinger wrote:
>>>> - net-snmp (due to libbsd, but being worked on)
>>> Where can one follow the progress on this one? I saw some missing
>>> members in a structure, should the library have those, or should their
>>> use be made conditional in net-snmp? (I didn't look at the code at all,
>>> just wondering which side ought to be fixed.)
>> Petr made a fix to our glibc-ports files in our SVN, but due to a
>> mis-coordination they are not in the upload from yesterday. I'll
>> try to do an upload today or tomorrow.
> On Fri, 12 Jun 2009, Aurelien Jarno wrote:
>> We planned to actually change nlist.h to define the struct nlist with
>> the correct union there instead of changing a.out.h from the glibc. It
>> is the way it is done on NetBSD and OpenBSD. That was the only thing to
>> change in libbsd.
> I am slightly confused now. While changed a.out.h is sufficient,
> would there be a change of nlist.h in libbsd ?

The first plan was to change nlist.h in libbsd. Then you come with the
changes a.out.h from the glibc. As those changes also bring some other
improvements compared to the previous version we had, I have kept them
and just upload a new eglibc including those changes. This should fix
packages using nlist.h.

It is not yet decided if there will finally be changes in libbsd.

> Anyway, the kfreebsd-i386 needs an upload (and install on buildd)
> for kfreebsd-kernel-headers to fix FTBFS of freebsd-libs.

Ok, I'll upload that one.

Aurelien Jarno	                        GPG: 1024D/F1BCDB73
aurelien@aurel32.net                 http://www.aurel32.net

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