[CFT] Replace Fedora 10 with CentOS 6.5 as Base Linux distro.

Yamagi Burmeister lists at yamagi.org
Sun Mar 9 11:09:05 UTC 2014

thank's for your hard work. :) I gave it a try today. Installation
(into a clean chroot) was unproblematic. While I didn't test Skype 
or Flash I can confirm that several Linux games are now running out
of the box without manual upgrading of libraries like libstdc++ or


On Thu, 6 Mar 2014 15:16:29 +0200
Johannes Meixner <xmj at chaot.net> wrote:

> Hi,
> I've been working on replacing the base linux distribution (currently rusty old
> Fedora 10) with CentOS 6.5, likewise for about two dozen non-base ports - mostly
> requirements of either net-im/skype4 or www/linux-c6-flashplugin11.
> I mentioned that before on the -emulation@ mailinglist and got very helpful
> feedback.
> As I've run out of issues to fix and would like to reach a wider audience for
> these ports, I'd appreciate if you could help me test it some more.
> To do that, you can either:
> * download the txz from http://xmj.me/freebsd/linux-ports.txz 
> * download the diff from http://xmj.me/freebsd/linux-ports.diff.xz
> * clone my git repo; https://github.com/xmj/linux-ports/ (preferred)
> and copy/apply them to your portstree.
> In order to get either Skype or Flash running, you can follow the
> instructions listed on 
> https://github.com/xmj/linux-ports/blob/master/README.md
> I hope they're by now sufficient to allow you to follow them "blindly". If not,
> I appreciate feedback here on the mailing list as well as Issues/Pull requests.
> Best regards and have fun testing,
> Johannes
> -- 
> xmj at chaot.net
> http://xmj.me

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