[HEADS UP] a new EXPERIMENTAL port emulators/linux_base-fc6
rdivacky at vlk.vlakno.cz
Tue Mar 27 20:54:44 UTC 2007
On Wed, Mar 28, 2007 at 12:16:37AM +0400, Boris Samorodov wrote:
> I've just committed a new EXPERIMENTAL port emulators/linux_base-fc6.
> ATTENTION! The port is experimental for now. Use it at your own risk. This
> port may be used only with 7-CURRENT and compat.linux.osrelease=2.6.16.
> Said that I should admit that I've been using this port with FC4
> infrastructure ports successfully at -CURRENT for about several months
> with following applications:
> - print/acroread7
> - www/linux-opera
> - www/linux-firefox
> - www/linux-flashplugin7
> - mail/linux-thunderbird
> - multimedia/linux-realplayer
> - net/skype (works fine but coredumps when exitting -- under investigation)
> - www/linux-mozilla -- doesn't run (some new... or old libraries are needed)
> To use/test the port (along with linux FC4 infrastructure ports) you
> should do:
> 0. Backup all your vital information!
> 1. Remove the current linux base port.
> 2. Add to your /etc/make.conf "OVERRIDE_LINUX_BASE_PORT=fc6".
> 3. Make sure no linux application is running.
> 4. Set apropriate sysctl (compat.linux.osrelease=2.6.16).
as far as I am informed fc6 at 2.6.16 will try to use openat() which
does not exist in -CURRENT yet (it's in perforce) so I'd suggest
set the osrelease to 2.6.15 instead...
I hope to get openat() commited soon to src.. anyone willing to commit it? :)
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