Subject: Re: binary packages for mac68k
To: Tim & Alethea Larson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bruce O'Neel <email@example.com>
Date: 01/12/2006 13:58:58
The whole document lives at http://www.netbsd.org/Documentation/pkgsrc/
On Thu, Jan 12, 2006 at 07:52:15AM -0600, Tim & Alethea Larson wrote:
> firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> >>Since we don't and cannot control that zoo of programs (unlike the NetBSD
> >>distribution), cross-building the whole lot is extremely hard. On a fast
> >>machine, emulating the target cpu may offer a way out, at least for
> >>critical builds - Krister Walfridsson presented a paper on that at
> >>EuroBSDCon 2004. Don't know if anything came of his proposal.
> >Quite a bit of stuff builds just fine for me, but I have no idea if these
> >use the "complex" build cycle you describe. If I knew how to make a
> >"package" out of it, I'd offer up my own "unofficial binaries" on my site
> >(because I know NetBSD doesn't accept user-contributed builds) so others
> >don't have to waste their time.
> Are there tools to create my own binary package?
> Tim & Alethea
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