Subject: Re: Port of pkgsrc to nextstep?
To: None <Matt.VanDeWerken@csiro.au>
From: Georg Schwarz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/18/2005 16:21:40
> Hi all:
> I have an old HP 712 on which I run nextstep 3.3 (don't ask...).
> However, it would be really nice to be able to run some up to date
> packages on this system (like new-ish gcc and bash); I was wondering
> firstly if anyone has done any work porting pkgsrc to this type of
> system (or even nextstep of any arch), and if not, how hard it is to
> port pkgsrc to something like that?
can you compile, separately, stuff like gcc, gnu coreutlils, gnu make,
gnu bash? Does your OS support shared libs?
If so, there's a good chance you can get pkgsrc up and running as well.
Should not be much harder than IRIX 5 :-)
Georg Schwarz http://home.pages.de/~schwarz/
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