prebuilt tool binaries question
dalcocer at home.com
Fri May 19 16:50:30 UTC 2000
>>>>> "Joel" == Joel Sherrill <joel.sherrill at OARcorp.com> writes:
Joel> What Linux packaging format can you load?
Well, it seems that you can use RPMs on FreeBSD, it's just that the
preferred packaging is 'pkg' format.
Joel> Instructions for using the Linux binaries on FreeBSD would
Joel> be better from a maintenance viewpoint. Plus short term, it
Joel> is all that is going to happen. Could you provide a few
Joel> paragraphs for the Getting Started manual detailing this?
Sure. I should be able to spend some time on it this week-end.
Joel> Starting out with the "Linux binaries on FreeBSD"
Joel> insrtuctions will help out some if they really can be used.
Joel> After that, I suppose real pkg descriptions need to be
Joel> generated. If you can figure that out, it would be
Joel> appreciated. This is similar to how David Fiddes figured
Joel> out the Cygwin situation and OAR is trying to take over the
Joel> procedure and generate them regularly.
Does this mean that if I can figure out how to package the binaries
that OAR will build these on a FreeBSD/NetBSD machine? :-)
Dario Alcocer // dalcocer at home.com
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