cvs commit: ports/devel/linux-kmod-compat Makefile distinfo pkg-descr pkg-plist

Kris Kennaway kris at
Fri Feb 2 20:32:03 UTC 2007

On Fri, Feb 02, 2007 at 06:08:20PM +0000, Luigi Rizzo wrote:
> luigi       2007-02-02 18:08:20 UTC
>   FreeBSD ports repository
>   Added files:
>     devel/linux-kmod-compat Makefile distinfo pkg-descr pkg-plist 
>   Log:
>   Add new port for linux-kmod-compat - emulation layer to build
>   linux device drivers as FreeBSD kld modules. Details at
>   Two ports for webcam drivers that use this package are coming in
>   a matter of minutes.
>   NOTES:
>   + This is only for 6.x and 7.x, no support planned for earlier versions.
>   + At the moment only i386 but have patches for 64-bit architectures
>     that should be committed soon.
>   + This port installs a file in /usr/share/mk . After some discussion
>     on the ports list this seems, to be the most reasonable thing to do.
>     portlint complains about it.

By "discussion" you apparently mean "I said how I want to do it, then
did it even after I was told to do it differently".

>   And finally - i have almost spent more time to prepare the port
>   (including discussing choices, location and studying the ports
>   infrastructure) than writing the linux emulation code. If some of
>   the ports guru wants to help cleaning up mistakes that i may have
>   made, i''l be grateful (but please don't set up a static pkg-plist,
>   for the reasons above).

FYI, it's your own responsibility to clean up your mistakes (including
the one above).  Yes, I will hold you to this.

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