Subject: Re: PKGSRC and IRIX
To: Pangrazio, Robert Thomas (UMR-Student) <email@example.com>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/15/2005 17:37:39
On Wed, 15 Jun 2005, Pangrazio, Robert Thomas (UMR-Student) wrote:
> I am trying to compile some packages, namely AbiWord, Firefox, and
> Thunderbird for my SGI Octane. It is running 6.5.22. I can get some
> packages but certain packages like glib2 fail. Has anyone had any
> success with pkgsrc on IRIX. I thought about maybe getting some of the
> libraries from freeware.sgi.com and perhaps also manually compiling the
> packages outside of pkgsrc. Has anyone had any experience mixing things
> like this?
You may want to try using the tech-pkg@ mailing list.
I read a lot about Irix work on that list.
You may want to read pkgsrc/bootstrap/README.IRIX also, but I don't know
if answers all the Irix-related pkgsrc frequently asked questions.
Jeremy C. Reed
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