Re: How do I get into porting?
Is it better to port vbox from Debian GNU/Linux or build the source code?
From: Petr Salinger
To: David Hiran Watson
Cc: Mailing List - Debian GNU/*BSD
Subject: Re: How do I get into porting?
Sent: Feb 25, 2011 13:45
> I have a newbie question: how do I get into porting? Or rather, what resources should I look at before I attempt to port via compiling source code?
> I would like to attempt to port vbox for debian-kfreebsd or at least build it from oracle's source code. I've done some developing in the past in uni but haven't in a few years. Have the aptitude for programming but not the knowledge anymore.
Usual porting guidelines apply, there is also slightly outdated guide with
specific GNU/kFreeBSD porting hints
David Hiran Watson