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Re: pkg/44257 (comms/asterisk18 fails to build on DragonFly)

On Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 11:55:01AM +0000, John Nemeth wrote:
> The following reply was made to PR pkg/44257; it has been noted by GNATS.
> From: (John Nemeth)
> To: Francois Tigeot <>, 
> Cc:
> Subject: Re: pkg/44257 (comms/asterisk18 fails to build on DragonFly)
> Date: Tue, 21 Dec 2010 03:50:41 -0800
>       Thanks for doing this.  Although I create and maintain the
>  Asterisk packages for my own purposes, it is still really nice to
>  see others using them.

You're welcome.
Although I'm only a would-be user for now, I figured I could at least
attempt to fix the build before playing with Asterisk.

>  } >   channels/chan_usbradio.c
>  } >   channels/chan_dahdi.c
>  } I'm unsure; they don't seem to be compiled by default.
>       chan_usbradio appears to be an interface to a ham (amateur)
>  radio.  I haven't used or tested it.  chan_dahdi is unusable on
>  NetBSD.  DAHDI (Digium hardware drivers) has been ported to FreeBSD.
>  [...]
>  However, given that DragonFlyBSD
>  was spun off of FreeBSD not that long ago, it might not be as big
>  a chore to port it to DragonFlyBSD if you want to take a stab at
>  it.  If you're successful and create a package, I can add it to
>  pkgsrc for you, but I can't really offer any assistance beyond
>  basic help with creating a package.

Thanks for the offer, but I don't have any experience with hardware
drivers so I'll pass for now.
Besides, it has already been seven years since DragonFly was forked
from FreeBSD and I believe there was significant changes in some part
of the driver API (locking stuff for SMP comes to mind).

>       I'm doing a test build right now with all the patches.  Once my
>  test build is complete (in the morning) I'll commit the changes and ask
>  you to do a test build.

Sure. I'll happily test the new state of things.

Francois Tigeot

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