Subject: Re: corss-building on osx
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/28/2006 17:30:10
In article <drfin1$eh$>,
Matthias Scheler <> wrote:
>In article <drb4si$mm4$>,
> (Christos Zoulas) writes:
>> We would like to be able to cross-build on "case preserving/case insensitive"
>> filesystems, so if you find problems, please send-pr.
>I think that is a lost cause.  You cannot even checkout the sources to
>case insensitive filesystem because of the conflict between
>"src/gnu/dist/CVS" and "src/gnu/dist/cvs".
>"pkgsrc" has similar problems while "/usr/pkg" and "/var/db/pkg*" can
>happily reside on a case insensitive filesystem. I solved that on my
>Mac OS X system by NFS mounting "pkgsrc" from the NetBSD server.

If it is only CVS that is causing the problem, we could try to fix it
by moving CVS to xcvs in current.