Subject: Re: corss-building on osx
To: None <>
From: Rui Paulo <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/28/2006 17:37:18 (Christos Zoulas) writes:

> 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.

You mean, move all the CVS dirs to xcvs ?
Wouldn't it be better to move just the 'cvs' dir ?

Rui Paulo -