Regarding latest Skype update in UPDATING

Jeremy Messenger mezz7 at
Tue Mar 18 15:43:21 UTC 2008

On Tue, 18 Mar 2008 10:29:29 -0500, Naram Qashat <cyberbotx at>  

> I just updated my ports tree and noticed there was a message in UPDATING  
> about Skype requiring linux-fc6 and the Linux emulation layer being set  
> to 2.6.16. How does this affect people still using FreeBSD 6.x?  Don't  
> we not have 2.6.16 as an option, but only 2.4.2?  I'm personally  
> updating to FreeBSD 7.0 next week, but I feel it's good to ask for those  
> people out there still using 6.x.

You will get a better result if you CC'ing or straight email to the  
maintainer. I personal think that skype port should be mark as BROKEN for  
FreeBSD 6.x and below. Also, maybe create skype12 for FreeBSD 6.x users.


> Thanks,
> Naram Qashat

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