Re: Bug#344417: ITP: freebsd6-buildutils -- Utilities for building FreeBSD 6.x sources
On Tue, Jan 03, 2006 at 12:42:22PM +0100, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> Le jeudi 22 d?cembre 2005 ? 16:51 +0100, Robert Millan a ?crit :
> > This package contains the FreeBSD 6.x counterparts of some standard build
> > utilities (make, yacc, lex ..)
> > .
> > They have some specific modifications needed to be able to build FreeBSD 6.x
> > sources.
> Maybe it's a dumb question, but isn't there a way to patch these tools
> and/or the freebsd sources so that we can build them with the standard
> tools in Debian?
- In big packages (like kFreeBSD), it's a huge work.
- Upstream is extremely unlikely to accept patches for that.