Subject: Re: binary packages for mac68k
To: Tim & Alethea Larson <>
From: Bruce O'Neel <>
List: port-mac68k
Date: 01/12/2006 13:58:58
make package

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On Thu, Jan 12, 2006 at 07:52:15AM -0600, Tim & Alethea Larson wrote:
> 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
> -- 
> Tim & Alethea

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