cvs commit: ports/devel/linux-kmod-compat Makefile distinfo
kris at obsecurity.org
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
> 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.
> + 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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