request for a new port review [memtest86+]

Andriy Gapon avg at
Wed Mar 11 06:06:25 PDT 2009

on 11/03/2009 11:54 Philippe Audéoud said the following:
> On Tue, 10 Mar 2009, Andriy Gapon wrote:
>> Guys,
>> could you please review the below port for correctness, style and general approach
>> taken by me.
>> This is a port of memtest86+. Unlike existing sysutils/memtest86 this port is not
>> a download/extraction/version-tracking aid, rather it is designed to build a
>> stand-alone ELF image (bootable by boot2 or loader) and/or an ISO image from sources.
>> The first option does not need any additional justification, I think. The second
>> option can be useful if you want to add some local patches on top of vendor sources.
>> I am very grateful for the idea for this port and many technical details of it to
>> Stephan Eisvogel. I also thank Eygene Ryabinkin for teaching me some things about ld.
>> Alternatives for /boot/opt are welcome :)
>> P.S. Stephan, I plan to create a distinct port for your version very soon.
>> I am also considering making it a port option for this proposed port, the option
>> that would apply an extra patch.
> [...]
> Hello,
> Could you provide this shar in attachement please ?

Sorry for any inconvenience, I've put it here:

Thank you!

Andriy Gapon

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