HEADS UP: ports/ and 10.0-CURRENT
yanegomi at gmail.com
Tue Sep 27 08:39:20 UTC 2011
On Tue, 27 Sep 2011, 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'
Assuming that a script's detection algorithm is simple. Please see
for a more complete masquerading algorithm.p
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