HEADS UP: ports/ and 10.0-CURRENT
mexas at bristol.ac.uk
Tue Sep 27 09:18:33 UTC 2011
On Tue, Sep 27, 2011 at 10:28:49AM +0200, O. Hartmann wrote:
> On 09/27/11 08:35, h h wrote:
> >Kevin Oberman<kob6558 at gmail.com> writes:
> >>On Mon, Sep 26, 2011 at 9:03 PM, Ade Lovett<ade at freebsd.org> wrote:
> >>>With the advent of the conversion of HEAD to 10.0-CURRENT and, as to be
> >>>expected, ports/ is going to be essentially unusable for a while.
> >>>The issue stems from configure scripts (to choose something completely
> >>>at random) assuming that FreeBSD would never jump to a double-digit
> >>>major version number, and as such, various regexps for "freebsd1*" (ie:
> >>>FreeBSD 1.1.x) are now matching "freebsd10".
> >>Could an entry to this effect be added to UPDATING (with a matching
> >>entry when ports/ is "unbroken").
> >Also mention a workaround, e.g.
> > $ export UNAME_r='9.9-BLAH'
> Now I understand why some OS vendors have choosen the latin 10 'X' for
> their tenth version of their operating system ...
At least there will be a long rest after
the move to 10 is complete.. until FreeBSD 100.
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