Subject: Re: NetBSD pkgsrc on FreeBSD and QNX
To: Simon J. Gerraty <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Yeske <email@example.com>
Date: 11/19/2002 13:52:42
So I got bmake and parts of pkgsrc going on QNX.
QNX sound 6.2.0 2002/05/21-12:17:24edt x86pc x86
bmake has issues with the QNX sys/cdefs.h so I had to build without -Werror
This is the diff against bootstrap-pkgsrc...
--- "Simon J. Gerraty" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 18 Nov 2002 16:20:26 -0800 (PST), David Yeske writes:
> >digest and pkg_install. That won't work for a port of pkgsrc to a new
> >OS though.
> bootstrapping bmake (and I think this is all the pkgsrc thing does)
> shouldn't take much more than
> make -f makefile.boot bootstrap
> > Also should bmake be able to be compiled from a shell
> >script on a system that has no make program assuming you have a
> >compiler? How far should portability go?
> In a word... "no". makefile.boot is bog simple and should work with
> any flavour of make - install gmake first if need be ;-)
> >My experience has been that bootstrapping tools should be able to be
> >discarded once a system is bootstrapped.
> Yep, and doing bmake's bootstrap target does just that. It builds
> bmake.boot, then uses that to build bmake.
> If you can't even build bmake.boot, then you have a porting issue.
> In the days before I re-mastered bmake from cvs imports of netbsd's
> make (to simplify keeping in sync with netbsd) I had used it on AIX,
> IRIX, SunOS, Solaris, DGUX?, OSF1, HP-UX, Linux, NetBSD and FreeBSD (I
> may have forgotten a few). In some cases I may have been in a hurry
> and just used the bmake.boot. Since re-mastering, I've personally
> only built it on NetBSD, Solaris, Linux and FreeBSD, but I expect it
> should still be ok on the others.
> Anyway, if you do have problems and solve them I welcome patches, and
> if you are really stuck but can supply ssh access to a devel box I may
> be able to help do a port (though I don't promise to spend more than a
> few minutes on it ;-)
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