Comments on pmake diffs for building on Linux

David O'Brien obrien at
Tue Mar 4 17:40:47 UTC 2008

On Tue, Mar 04, 2008 at 10:58:15AM +0100, Rink Springer wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 04, 2008 at 10:17:30AM +0200, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> > Solaris lacks TAILQ_xxx stuff too, so I would prefer something like
> > "bsdcompat.h" or similar.
> Seconded - "linux.h" is far too generic. I must say I like the idea
> of being able to build *BSD on Linux machines!

Why?  What are you going to do with it?  Presumable install it somewhere,

Will the differences in the end result of what is built worth the risk,
vs. installing VMware player and building FreeBSD on FreeBSD on Linux?

-- David  (obrien at
Q: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
A: Why is top-posting (putting a reply at the top of the message) frowned upon?
Let's not play "Jeopardy-style quoting"

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