configure scripts and FreeBSD-10

Montgomery-Smith, Stephen stephen at
Wed Jan 29 13:42:18 UTC 2014

On 01/29/2014 07:27 AM, Thierry Thomas wrote:
> Hello Stephen,
> Le mer 29 jan 14 à 14:15:51 +0100, Montgomery-Smith, Stephen <stephen at>
>  écrivait :
>> I have ports with configure scripts that include lines like
>> freebsd1*)
>> Now obviously the script will choose this case when I am running
>> FreeBSD-10 as well as FreeBSD-1.
>> What solutions have people used to deal with this?    Does anyone have
>> good examples of ports I can look at where this was solved?  Somebody
>> sent me a patch that replaces freebsd1*) with freebsd1[!0]*), but that
>> will fail when FreeBSD-11 comes out.
> Just suppress the corresponding lines: we don't support FreeBSD-1!
> And check that one of the other case is relevant.
> Regards,

That means I have to read through these configure files (and I have a
huge number of them).  Maybe I'll replace it with freebsd-nada). :-)

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