Subject: Re: Port of pkgsrc to nextstep?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Andreas_Hallmann <email@example.com>
Date: 06/23/2005 10:31:09
On Wed, Jun 22, 2005 at 05:54:28PM +0000, Martijn van Buul wrote:
> It occurred to me that Johnny C. Lam wrote in gmane.os.netbsd.devel.packages:
> > On Wed, Jun 15, 2005 at 11:13:16AM +1000, Matt.VanDeWerken@csiro.au wrote:
> >> 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?
> > I think it would be great! The things that need to happen to port
> > pkgsrc to a new platform are:
> Owning a NS 3.3 "Black hardware" box, and an intel running NS 3.3, I can only
> agree, and I'd be interested to help out,
That is great news. You are welcomed.
> > (1) Port the bootstrap kit in pkgsrc/bootstrap.
> There's the culprit: Modern gcc doesn't support nextstep anymore.
gcc 2.95.3 should do for a while.
> > (4) Make pkgsrc/lang/perl58 build & install.
> perl56 used to build straight out of the box - perl58 shouldn't be that
> much of a problem :)
Did you manage to get perl56 running on NS3.3? Realy? Not NS4.2?
I never did had this success.
But I'm always trying to learn...
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