Quoting Boris Samorodov <email@example.com> (Fri, 16 Mar 2007 20:59:16 +0300):
> Hello, Alexander!
> On Fri, 16 Mar 2007 16:41:02 +0100 Alexander Leidinger wrote:
> > As you have the next linux_base port ready,
> BTW, about this port. It's almost ready (other infrostructure linux
> ports are not at the state for testing) and works fine with old (or
> better to say current) linux ports. But this needs more testing with
> real applications.
We are talking about which version of FC? And it is the version which
does not work with 2.4.2 but will work with 2.6.16 when 2.6.16 is
> The port needs only one cosmetic patch to bsd.linux.rpm (ftp path to
> sources changed since FC4) and may be used with
> OVERRIDE_LINUX_BASE_PORT=fc6. No other changes to run/test are needed.
Do we have an override for this so that people which want to give it a
try don't have to patch it?
> I'd better commit it (to get users a chance to test it) but sometime
> ago you mentioned that you have some upcoming changes to linux* ports
> which you would like to commit. I'm in doubt whether to wait for those
> changes or not. What do you think?
Diff attached, just integrate the change and go ahead as it fits.
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RCS file: /big/FreeBSD-CVS/ports/emulators/linux_base-fc4/pkg-descr,v
retrieving revision 1.2
diff -u -u -r1.2 pkg-descr
--- pkg-descr 2 Jun 2006 20:50:32 -0000 1.2
+++ pkg-descr 20 Sep 2006 08:52:42 -0000
@@ -1,9 +1,14 @@
This port contains packages from a near-minimal installation of Fedora Core
Linux 4. These packages, in conjunction with the linux kernel module,
-form the basis of the Linux compatibility environment.
+form the basis of the Linux compatibility environment. It is designed to
+provide a nice user experience by using the FreeBSD configuration for
+corresponding Linux stuff where possible. Because of this any work which
+needs to chroot into the linux base may not work as expected (no fallthrough
+to the FreeBSD config possible).
This port is only available for the i386/amd64 architecture (i386/32 bit mode).
-If you use an Alpha computer, please install the linux_base port instead
-of this one.
If you want to run X11 applications, install the x11/linux-XFree86-libs port.
+For cross-development this port is not suitable, you should use a linux_dist
+port instead in this case.
RCS file: /big/FreeBSD-CVS/ports/emulators/linux_base-fc4/pkg-message,v
retrieving revision 1.1
diff -u -u -r1.1 pkg-message
--- pkg-message 18 Mar 2006 19:07:04 -0000 1.1
+++ pkg-message 20 Sep 2006 08:54:57 -0000
@@ -18,3 +18,7 @@
shadow: files nis
group: files nis
hosts: files dns nis
+WARNING: doing work which needs to chroot into the linux base may not work.
+In such cases (e.g. cross-development) you are better suited with a linux_dist