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Re: libevent (1.4.12-stable) -> external/bsd

In article <>,
Iain Hibbert  <> wrote:
>   I notice that tls@ updated libevent to 1.4.11-stable earlier this year
>though within a couple of weeks 1.4.12-stable was released (heh :). I was
>looking at updating it and moving to external/bsd at the same time. I've
>not got up to installing and testing yet but see the work so far at:
>1. when cross building for sparc64 I find /usr/lib/sparc/libevent* files
>are missing from DESTDIR as they don't get installed -- why might that be?

You need to add stuff in /usr/src/compat/external/bsd/lib and

>2. I'm not sure how best to deal with the regression tests - they are
>currently in regress/lib/libevent and I've switched them to SUBDIR from
>regress/lib/Makefile into external/bsd/libevent/regress and reachover from
>there but not sure if thats going to work -- suggestions?

Someone should make them atf?

>3. I 'fixed' the compiler and lint errors by removing the checks that
>fail. Its probably not too difficult to fix them properly but will check
>with the author and see if they are worth fixing on the 1.4 branch, as 2.x
>is in development


>4. currently we don't include the "select" subsystem and there is no easy
>way to disable it in the configure script so I've added it -- I could work
>up a way to discard it if there is a particular reason we don't want it?

I would not worry too much about it.


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