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Re: Releasability of the kFreeBSD ports

On Wed, Aug 04, 2010 at 07:52:52PM +0200, Axel Beckert wrote:
> Hi,
> * ALSA: Many ALSA dependent packages not working/building/available.
>   (There is a limited emulation layer called SALSA, but either many
>   packages don't work with it or nobody tried to get them working with
>   it. Not sure how many unfixed bugs because of this are still open.)

A lot of the packages have OSS support (with BTW is a lot better on
FreeBSD than it uses to be on Linux). We definitely shoudl try to avoid
this emulation layer when possible, as it is limited and often introduce

> Some smaller issues I noticed only happening on kfreebsd, but haven't
> tracked them down (probably no bug report yet either, partially also
> affects servers):
> * Emacs 23 via remote X doesn't work. No idea why yet.
> * aptitude segfaults approximately every second or third call. (That's
>   much better than months ago where I was used to start aptitude with
>   "until aptitude; do sleep 0.1; done")

The problem with this kind of issues is that we are now aware of it.
Personally I don't use emacs and aptitude works perfectly on my machine
since the crash issue has been fixed.

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

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