How to break the bootstrapping chain
kris at obsecurity.org
Fri Dec 8 14:10:33 PST 2006
On Fri, Dec 08, 2006 at 10:12:04PM +0100, Karel Miklav wrote:
> I'm trying to maintain the gnat-gcc* Ada compiler ports,
> currently there are gnat-gcc34 and 41. I'd like to
> introduce newer versions, and retire experimental 34,
> which is built from an ancient binary which requires
> FreeBSD 4 compatibility. I'd like to know:
> 1. what do I have to do that gnat-gcc packages will
> appear on FreeBSD FTP sites?
Get a buildable package committed to the FreeBSD ports tree.
> 2. can I use one of FreeBSD packages to bootstrap
> others or do I have to somehow provide my own
You'd need to provide your own binary.
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