Subject: Re: Netatalk 2.0.2 configure looking for DB library version in vain
To: Louis Guillaume <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Daniel R. Killoran,Ph.D. <email@example.com>
Date: 04/01/2005 08:32:56
On Mar 31, 2005, at 5:18 PM, Louis Guillaume wrote:
> Daniel R. Killoran,Ph.D. wrote:
>> Go to the list of all packages and select netatalk-2.0.2nb1. Under
>> mac68k, it shows netatalk-126.96.36.199 as the highest available version,
> Right. But what you are looking at is the list of netatalk *binaries*
> built by NetBSD folks for mac68k, and posted on ftp.netbsd.org.
> Probably nobody has had the patience to build (or success in building)
> the latest netatalk using pkgsrc on mac68k as yet. Looks like you're
> willing to try!
Some of them, anyway - I don't expect to live long enough to do them
> It's not really clear yet how far you got using pkgsrc, and what
> exactly you tried before, so I'll try to explain the way I would do
> Read through to the end first, because I've put some ideas for
> building binary packages further down that you'd have to do first...
> 1. Get the latest pkgsrc...
> $ cd /usr
> $ export CVSROOT=:pserver:firstname.lastname@example.org:/cvsroot
> $ cvs login
> < type "anoncvs" for the password >
> $ cvs checkout -r pkgsrc-2005Q1 -P pkgsrc
> < will take a while >
> ... Now you will have the latest stable pkgsrc in /usr/pkgsrc
Wilco, I just ftp'ed it last time, because I am not familiar with cvs
(I am very much a Mac guy, and cvs doesn't support resource forks).
> 2. become root and go to the netatalk directory...
> # cd /usr/pkgsrc/net/netatalk
> 3. build the package...
> # make package
> ... this will attempt to build and install netatalk-2.0.2nb1 and will
> build a binary package for it too if the build is successful.
Ok, I will try this as soon as the build I am currently doing gets
finished (or craps out!) - it should be finished any day now...
> If you could provide any problems you run (or ran) into that would be
> great. Several dependencies will be built and if one of those fails,
> of course you'll run in to trouble too. Report these as well.
> It looks like there's no binary package for the latest perl on
> 2.0/mac68k yet. So you'll have to build it.
I already did. I hope it's the right version (perl-5.8.1)
> If you want to create binary packages for all the dependencies, put
> this in your /etc/mk.conf file...
> I'm not really sure what the procedure is to contribute binary
> packages to the ftp site. I guess there's some level of trust that has
> to be attained before NetBSD would accept a package from you and post
> it as part of their binary packages collection.
Might as well do so, anyway.