[pacman-dev] bsd port?

Mateusz Jedrasik m.jedrasik at gmail.com
Tue Oct 23 17:35:36 EDT 2007

Tuesday 23 of October 2007 23:28:42 Xavier napisał(a):
> On Tue, Oct 23, 2007 at 04:03:34PM -0500, Aaron Griffin wrote:
> > The above applies here as well, BUT, I wanted to know where this was
> > being discussed. If pacman was ported to BSD, I've never seen, nor
> > heard of, patches for it. This would be valuable information for us.
> > Not only would it save us work, but Dan is doing this _right now_.
> I just read the above on arch-dev-public.
> A while ago, someone came on IRC while no one was around to report the
> status of getting pacman running on freebsd :
> "got pacman to compile on libfetch and libdownload that are in FreeBSD 6.2
> 1. cut out with that damn bashism and linux non-posix crap
> 2. check the makefiles, they're full of bugs
> but all this du -cb and cp -a crap...
> and then the "source" syntax instead of "."
> and there's also chown root.root, which should be root:root, or even better
> 0:0"
> I just noted it because I thought it could be interesting, but I don't know
> anything about this stuff. And I thought no one else cared.
> But if Dan is interested in doing this, I just thought he should know about
> the last 3 lines of this report.
> If that doesn't help at all, sorry, just ignore this mail :)
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I've tried it some time ago, didn't get too far as I couldn't sort of be arsed 
too much ;-) But now that I see someone else's tried removing the linuxisms 
off of pacman's files, I might give it a go, time permits.


Mateusz Jędrasik <m.jedrasik at gmail.com>
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